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History of Labor Unions

History of Labor Unions

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History of Labor Unions Websites

American Labor Studies Center

An excellent and easy-to-maneuver site that covers a wide range of labor history. Includes "Your Rights on the Job: An Employment Guide For Young Workers."

Labor Arts

Connect to a virtual museum that gathers and displays cultural artifacts of working people and their organiz ations. "Our mission is to present powerful images that help us understand the past and present lives of working people."

Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World

The site not only gives a detailed view of the development of the southern textile industry, it lets you listen to the voices of the workers who labored in the mills and struggled for their rights.

The Triangle Factory Fire

This is a very thorough and moving depiction of the fire and its context. Includes newspaper accounts, photographs, and oral histories.

The Industrial Workers of the World

The Wobblies never did die. They're still around and still organizing. This site has history, biographies, articles and other information — straight from the source.

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