A classic title by John R. Commons
Books at KL on Labor movement United States History
Trade Union Publications: The Official Journals, Convention Proceedings and Constitutions of International Unions and Federations 1850-1941
index of major labor union publications (1944)
Labor in the 1930s Bibliography
Labor History Timeline
Lewis Hines' photographs of child workers.
Triangle Factory Fire
Sources, documents, bibliography and much more. Another site of photos is hosted by the New Deal Network.
On the Lower East Side: Observations of Life in Lower Manhattan at the Turn of the Century
Historical documents about life in this immigrant neighborhood of New York.
The Bisbee Deportation of 1917
A web exhibit with primary sources.
A virtual museum. Includes exhibits, collections,forums, resources.
US Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection, 1906-1971
2200 photos of the steel mill and the city of Gary, Indiana.
Chicago Historical Society digital collections
Flint Sit Down Strike
Oral histories and images.
Women Working 1800-1930
650,000 digitized pages and nearly 1,500 images, more than 3,100 individually cataloged books, magazines, and trade catalogs; and well over 1,400 photographs.
Inside an American Factory
21 actuality films showing various views of Westinghouse companies
The Samuel Gompers Papers
IWW Image Galleries
Kheel Center of Cornell University
Walter Reuther Library
Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives (New York University Libraries)
Labor Archives in the United States and Canada: A Directory
Labor History Sources in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress
The George Meany Memorial Archives
International Association of Labour History Institutions
The Industrial Workers of the World
H-Labor - a discussion group for labor history
H-Labor-Arts - a discussion group for cultural and artistic artifacts of the working people
Labor History Links lists bibliographies, digital collections, biography, culture, topics and chronology (Some of the links dont work).
The Labor and Working-Class History Association - an association of historians, labor educators, and working-class activists who seek to promote public and scholarly awareness of labor and working-class history through research, writing, and organizing.
Humanities Librarian for History and Modern Languages
Office hours: W 3-5pm, KL 244. Contact me to make an appointment.