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LABOUR HISTORY OF SPECIFIC INDIVIDUALS LINKS
NO COUNTRY STATE REGION TOWN CALL LETTERS CALL NAME EXTRA LETTERS EXTRA NAME TEXT
001 Australia NSW
Sydney
Jack Mundey - Biography
The NSW Builders Labourers' Federation and the Green Bans Movement Covers the man behind the most radical example of working class environmentalism ever seen in the world.
002 France Puy-de-Dôme Auvergne Aigueperse CGT Confédération Générale du Travail
La CGT et la RDA About the unionist Jean-Claude Merle and the excursion to East Germany to discover socialism
003 Germany Rheinland-Pfalz
Mainz
History in Song
The Labor Movement Manfred Helfert present a variety of songs from organizations and individuals
004 Spain Madrid
Madrid
Fundación Fernando de los Ríos

Honouring Fernando de los Ríos Urruti, and the history of the UGT
005 UK Dorset
Tolpuddle
The Tolpuddle Martyrs

Museum and text about the formation of unions in the UK, circa 1830
006 UK Greater London
London
Connolly Association
The Cause of Ireland is the cause of Labour A political organisation inspired by the life and work of the great Irish socialist and labour leader James Connolly.
007 UK West Yorkshire
Leeds
Tom Maguire
A labour history research site about the socialist pioneer Tom Maguire was one of the founders of the labour movement in Britain
008 US CA
Berkeley
Emma Goldman Papers Project

Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women's equality and independence, and union organization
009 US CA
Glendale UFW United Farm Workers of America CECF Cesar E. Chavez Foundation To educate people about the life and work of this great American civil rights leader
010 US CA
Oakland
Lucy Parsons Project
Lucy Ella Gonzales Parsons - American Revolutionary: circa 1853-1942 Lucy Parsons led tens of thousands of workers into the streets in mass protests across the country.
011 US CA
Richmond
Rosie the Riveter
Ford Motor Company celebrates the accomplishments of women We are seeking stories, memories or anecdotes about the wartime home front embodied by 'Rosie'
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012 US CA
Richmond
Rosie the Riveter / World War II Home Front National Historical Park
We Can Do It! Women affectionately known as 'Rosies' helped change industry and had sweeping and lasting impacts.
013 US CA
Richmond
Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park

To celebrate and interpret women's crucial contributions to the World War Two Home Front.
014 US CA
San Francisco CCI César E. Chávez Institute
A community of researchers in partnership with the work of social justice Studying and documenting the impact of social oppression on the health, education, and well being of disenfranchised communities
015 US CA
San Pedro HBI Harry Bridges Institute

Many worthwhile projects and, of course, information about Harry Bridges and the historic events that had an impact on so many.
016 US CO
Englewood IBT International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Jimmy Hoffa The Greatest American Labor Leader in History
017 US DC
Washington
Academy of Achievement
Lech Walesa A superb profile of this Nobel Prize for Peace winner. Includes pictures, interviews and video
018 US DC
Washington
Albert Shanker Institute
Dedicated to children's education, unions as advocates for quality, and freedom of association in the public life of democracies A nonprofit organization established to honor the life and legacy of the late president of the American Federation of Teachers.
019 US DC
Washington DOL Department of Labor
The Labor Hall of Fame
020 US DC
Washington USPS United States Postal Service
Civil rights and farm labor leader Cesar E. Chavez unveils the Cesar E. Chavez commemorative postage stamp Cesar E. Chavez Postage Stamp Unveiled At United States Capitol September, 2002
021 US HI

IWW Industrial Workers of the World

Honouring the memory of Charlene Sato
022 US IL
Chicago
Studs Terkel
Conversations with America Making the works of Studs Terkel accessible to diverse set of users: researchers, students, teachers, and the general public.
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023 US IN
Terre Haute
Eugene V. Debs Foundation
The Debs Foundation Featuring infomation about the political activist, union leader, social justice, Debs house, and more
024 US MD
College Park
Samuel Gompers Papers

Collects, annotates, and makes available to as wide an audience as possible, primary sources of American labor history
025 US MI
Ann Arbor
Labadie Collection

A great variety of social protest literature together with political views from both the extreme left and the extreme right.
026 US MI
Detroit
Joseph Labadie: Anarchist and Labor Agitator

About the activities, views and writings of the individualist anarchist and Michigan labor leader Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933).
027 US MI
Detroit IBT International Brotherhood of Teamsters
The day Jimmy Hoffa didn't come home Detroit News retrospective section Rearview Mirror
028 US MI
Flint
Mike Westfall Collection
Mike Westfall labor papers archived at University of Michigan Library This collection consists of papers generated by Marshall (Mike) Westfall's activity in the United Autoworkers and in other venues.
029 US MI
Flint
Mike Westfall Collection
This collection consists of papers generated by Marshall (Mike) Westfall's activity in the United Autoworkers and in other venues. University of Michigan-Flint, Frances Willson Thompson Library, Genesee Historical Collections Center
030 US MI
Flint
Mike Westfall Papers
Mike Westfall was a member of the United Auto Workers Local 598 in Flint, MI. His papers reflect his leadership in the Flint-based grassroots movement About bringing attention to the effects of corporate restructuring and job loss in the automotive industry.
031 US MI
Flint
Mike Westfall Papers
Westfall Awareness Papers by America's Workers For Historical Accuracy Presenting written works focusing on issues of multinational corporate abuse and the restructuring impact on society & employment
032 US NY
Jamaica
Blueprint for Change
The Life and Times of Lewis H. Latimer About the son of former slaves who was a pioneer in the development of the electrical lighting industry.
033 US NY
New York
Aesthetic Realism
Unions and Beauty A short, potent history, showing their relation to art and making clear their immense importance in the fight for justice to all.
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034 US NY
New York
Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Memorial Association

His passion and concern for the well being and dignity of others has substantially improved the lives of working men and women.
035 US NY
Orchester
Susan B. Anthony House
Abolitionist, Educational Reformer, Labor Activist, Temperance Worker, Suffragist, Woman's Rights Campaigner Shares the story of Susan B. Anthony's (1820 - 1906) lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all.
036 US UT
Salt Lake City
Joe Hill presented by KUED 7 and the University of Utah
This online story of the labor organizer executed by the state of Utah in 1915. Explores the history of the nation as it struggled with issues of justice, opportunity, and the American Dream.
037 US VA
Fairfax
First Woman Master Plumber, Lillian A. Baumbach

Featuring a brief history, newspaper articles, and pictures
038 US WA
Seattle
Harry Bridges Project

To honor Harry Bridges' 100th birthday, to promote his legacy and to aid in educating the next generation.

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