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Labor history archives in the United States

a guide for researching and teaching
  • 286 Pages
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  • English

Wayne State University Press , Detroit, Mich
Labor -- United States -- Archival resources., Working class -- United States -- Archival resources., Archival resources -- United St


United States, United St

Statementedited by Daniel J. Leab and Philip P. Mason.
ContributionsLeab, Daniel J., Mason, Philip P. 1927-
LC ClassificationsZ7164.L1 L28 1992, HD8066 L28 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1557794M
ISBN 10081432388X, 0814323898
LC Control Number91038550

Labor History Archives in the United States A Guide for Researching and Teaching Of considerable value to the many scholars and students of the labor history movement in the United States, it includes descriptions of both large and small collections, and covers libraries whose holdings deal primarily with workers and unions as well as those.

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This directory updates work done in the early s by the Wagner Labor Archives in New York City. A survey then conducted identified "archivists, librarians, and labor union staff who are collecting manuscripts, audio-visual materials, and artifacts that document the history of the trade union movement in the United States.".

In Archives of Labor Lori Merish establishes working-class women as significant actors within literary culture, dramatically redrawing the map of nineteenth-century US literary and cultural history. Delving into previously unexplored archives of working-class women's literature—from autobiographies, pamphlet novels, and theatrical melodrama to seduction tales and labor Author: Lori Merish.

National Archives History This page provides a brief history of NARA along with links to a timeline, a list of Archivists of the United States, a history of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC., and Online Resources on the History of the National Archives.

A Brief History: The U.S. Department of Labor. Labor History Archives in the United States: A Guide for Researching and Teaching Paperback – June 1, by Daniel J. Leab (Editor, Contributor), Philip P.

Mason (Editor, Contributor), Archie Motley (Contributor), & out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions 4/5(1). In language that is clear and unpretentious, Labor's Story in the United States looks at American labor from the perspective of institutions and people: the rise of unions, the struggles over slavery, wages, and child labor, public and private responses to union organizing; all of these events and more are covered with a focus on the integral Cited by: This book makes available in one source descriptions of most of the major archival collections in the field of labor history at U.S.

libraries. Of considerable value to the many scholars and students of the labor history movement in the United States, it includes descriptions of both large and small collections, and covers libraries whose holdings deal primarily with workers and unions as well.

Illinois Labor History Society Information and sources related to the history of labor in Illinois. International Association of Labour History Institutions Members include the Tamiment Library, Cornell, George Meany Center, and the Hoover Institution in the United States, and dozens more around the world.

Site includes useful labor history : Danielle Nista. Labor Archives in the United States and Canada 1 This directory updates work done in the early s by the Wagner Labor Archives in New York City. A survey then conducted identified "archivists, librarians, and labor union staff who are collecting manuscripts, audio-visual materials, and artifacts that document the.

Publication history. The journal was established in as the Labor Historian's Bulletin (ISSN ), and later incorporated Newsletter (OCLC ). Inthe journal changed its name to Labor History and was being published by the Tamiment Institute, later to be published by CarFax, a subsidiary of Taylor & Francis.

In the journal was sold to Taylor and line: Labor Studies.

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Search the National Archives Catalog and other National Archives resources at once for information about our records. We’re excited to announce that in the National Archives Catalog you can now: Enjoy the updated homepage featuring background images from Catalog records.

Add your comments on digitized records, descriptions, and authority records. Chomsky's Recommended Labor History Books List The following is a book list on Labor History made from the references in Noam Chomsky's books. American Labor and Postwar Italy, A Study of Cold War Politics: The Experience of Workers in the United States with Democracy and the Free Market during the Nineteenth Century.

An act to prevent interstate commerce in the products of child labor (Keating-Owen Child Labor Act), 9/1/ (National Archives Identifier ) Inhowever, the United States Supreme Court ruled the act was unconstitutional because it overstepped the purpose of the government’s powers to regulate interstate commerce.

labor, term used both for the effort of performing a task and for the workers engaged in the activity. In ancient times much of the work was done by slaves (see slavery).In the feudal period agricultural labor was in the main performed by the medieval towns, however, the skilled artisans of the craft guilds became influential citizens.

Many manual labor jobs were eliminated. "No single event has influenced the history of labor in Illinois, the United States, and even the world, more than the Chicago Haymarket Affair. It began with a rally on May 4,but the consequences are still being felt today.

Inthe first volume of my History of the Labor Movement in the United States was published. It covered the period from colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor which dates its inception fromthe year the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions was formed.

The Labor Movement and Gender Equality.

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Some of the earliest organizing efforts in the United States were young women working at mills. From that point forward, the labor movement has played a central role in the advancement of women’s rights. U.S. LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL HISTORY WORLD WIDE WEB AUDIO ARCHIVE Department of History University at Albany, State University of New York.

The following recordings are drawn from numerous audio archives, though most come from -- or are processed at -. The International Labor History Association (ILHA) has announced that the book City of Workers, City of Struggle: How Labor Movements Changed New York (Columbia Univ.

Press and the Museum of the City of New York, ), edited by Joshua B. Freeman, has won the ILHA Book of the Year Award for City of Workers, City of Struggle chronicles New York City labor. May Day as a labor protest and was "invented" in the United States and celebrated as a day to rally for international labor solidarity.

The actual history of labor is a bit less male, and a lot more complicated. Still, the art is beautiful. The sentiment that human freedom might be achieved through the labor movement and radical change in. The New York Labor History Association (NYLHA) was founded in by trade unionists, academics, students, archivists, educators, labor editors, attorneys, and retirees, mostly from New York State.

NYLHA encourages the study of workers and their organizations and serves as a bridge between past and present labor unionists and academics. The median annual wage for archivists, curators, and museum workers was $48, in May Overall employment of archivists, curators, museum technicians, and conservators is projected to grow 9 percent from tofaster than the average for all occupations.

The need to store information in archives and the public’s interest in On-the-job training: None. Authors' Biographies* RICHARD B. MORRIS, editor of and contributor to this book, is Gouverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, where he has taught for many years, and is current president of the American Historical Association.

Professor Morris has lectured abroad, serving as Fulbright Research Professor at the Sorbonne, Distinguished. Co-editor of Aztlán,special issue (), on “Labor History and the Chicano” and author of “Notes on Past, Present, and Future Directions of Chicano Labor Studies” ().

Once again Mexican immigration to the United States is a hotly disputed subject of public and governmental concern. Whether organized labor in the United States is sounding a terminal death rattle or showing signs of a resurgence depends on one’s perspective.

whose three volumes of U.S. labor history in. At first glance, one might be forgiven for thinking that A History of America in Ten Strikes is some kind of social-media-driven “listicle” book.

Author Erik Loomis, a historian and union member at the University of Rhode Island, is a well-known blogger, and his excellent Twitter threads on labor history show he’s digitally savvy.

But this isn’t a best-of book. Tag Archives: Labor History. by Nicholas Paul | July 2, My project explored the ramifications of the introduction of the Stinger missile by the United States government to the mujahidin during the Soviet-Afghan War.

During the war, the United States ran the largest covert operation in history, supplying the mujahidin with weapons with which. However, the authors of Making the Empire Work: Labor and United States Imperialism, a chapter anthology, trace the dawn of the empire to earlier times, uniquely claiming that it originated in The book, edited by Daniel E.

Bender and Jana K. Lipman, examines labor relations in the U.S. empire since the Emancipation Proclamation. Below are links to historical resources available online from the U.S. Department of Labor.

Special Items from Our Collection Letters from the President, Woodrow. Category: Labor history It’s the region that has long fed much of the United States, and during WWII, the world. As economists, policy advisers, and policymakers look to historians’ studies of the Bracero Program as the root of current immigration and agricultural policies, it’s especially important to include the important.

Labor Papers on Microfilm; A Combined List. Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, A list of labor papers published in the United States available on microfilm and is meant to complement Naas' American Labor Union Periodicals, a Guide to their Location (see above).

Each entry is arranged by title (except where noted in.Overview: Collection of pinback buttons distributed by or on behalf of social organizations, political campaigns, individuals, movements, issues, and events in the United States, circaand undated.

Circa buttons document political and social conditions in California; circa 40 buttons concern Angola, Chile, Cuba, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Lebanon, Namibia. Haymarket Archives and Information.

Chicago History Museum Chicago Public Library Clerk of the Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois Newberry Library University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Law Northwestern University Anarchy Archives Marxists Internet Archives Luminist League May Day from Holt Labor Library Haymarket Remembered from NPR.