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Link Listing of Major Historical Labour Events

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LABOUR HISTORY OF SPECIFIC EVENTS LINKS
NO COUNTRY STATE REGION TOWN CALL LETTERS CALL NAME EXTRA NAME LOCAL NAME ENGLISH NAME LANGUAGE TEXT
001 Australia



TAKVER War of the warfies


Australian Dockworkers Dispute. One of the most important Industrial disputes in Australia's recent history.
002 Canada AB
Edmonton
THE SPANISH REVOLUTION & CIVIL WAR 1936-1939



Spain the Forgotten War Remembered
003 Canada BC
Vancouver
On to Ottawa Historical Society



To preserve labour's heritage, specifically the history of the On to Ottawa trek.
004 England Greater London
London
Justice for Mineworkers Campaign History of the Strike


During the 1984/85 Miners' strike, 20,000 people were injured or hospitalised. 200 served time in prison or custody.
005 England Oxfordshire Worldwide Oxford
The Workhouse



Dedicated to the workhouse - its buildings, inmates, staff and administrators, even its poets...
006 Germany Hamburg Hamburg - Barmbek Hamburg
Museum der Arbeit

Museum of Labour and Technology English/German Shows what impact the process of industrialization and the extensive social, cultural and economic upheavals have had.
007 Northern Ireland

Belfast
Ireland and the Spanish Civil War Labour movement responses


Includes a few bits and pieces dealing with the Irish labour movement's response to the Spanish Civil War.
008 US



David Bacon Unions: Stories and Photographs


This section of the site offers stories and photos about recent union activities.
009 US AZ
Tucson
The Bisbee Deportation of 1917



Historical account of the deportation of copper miners as part of the actions against the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
010 US CA
Pacheco IBT International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Local 315

About the 1998 strike against Browning-Ferris Industries Inc. BFI. Includes links to news media releases
011 US IL
Chicago
The Dramas of Haymarket Chicago Historical Society's Haymarket Affair Digital Collection


Examinines the Haymarket meeting and bombing, the subsequent riot, arrests, trial, and executions, and related events
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012 US MD
Baltimore
Making Steel: Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might This book covers the history of the Sparrows Point mill and its people


Latest edition details the fall and bankruptcy of Bethlehem Steel, and the devastating effects of its decline and cannibalization.
013 US MI World wide Detroit
Voices of the Strike Portraits of Striking Newspaper Workers


Text and pictures from the book by George Waldman.
014 US MI
Flint
Flint Sit-Down Strike Remebering the Flint Sit-Down Strike


Michigan State University presents multimedia audio memories focusing on the UAW strike of General Motors during 1936 and 1937.
015 US MI
Flint
General Motors Buick City Complex



A gallery of Buick City Complex demolition photos.
016 US MI
Flint
The Flint Sit-Down Strike A 5 minute role playing adventure game where you play the role of a reporter in the late 1930's


Your job is to write a story for the Flint Journal about the Strike. You are given primary resources and an interactive timeline.
017 US MI
Flint
Mike Westfall Papers U.A.W. 50th Anniversary Rally Spring, 1987

Mike Westfall presents Victor Reuther & other speakers to the filled-to-capacity crowd at the Carman Ainsworth School Auditorium.
018 US NY
Ithaca UH UNITE HERE The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire



019 US NY
New York
The Boston Police Strike in the Context of American Labor



Unpublished thesis by Zachary Moses Schrag
020 US VA
Blacksburg
The Battle of Matewan



Coal miners organizing in 1920's
021 US WA
Everett
Everett Public Library The Everett Massacre


Sunday, November 5, 1916 marked the bloodiest battle in Pacific Northwest labor history.
022 US WA
Seattle
Seattle General Strike Project



A guide to the historical study of the Seattle General Strike of 1919 and related issues.
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023 US WI
Wauwatosa
Wisconsin Labor History Online Workers in Wisconsin History


Covers the Rolling Mills aka The Massacre at Bay View and the eight hour movement campaign.

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