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001 Australia



Radical Tradition
Takver An Australasian history Page

Articles on the history of working class struggle and anarchism in Australia and New Zealand.
002 Australia ACT
Acton NBAC Noel Butlin Archives Centre

Australians at Work

A nationally significant collection of primary source material relating to business and labour.
003 Australia NSW
Sydney
eurekaSydney




The Eureka Rebellion, a popular movement of the middle classes, tradesmen, wage-workers, unemployed who wanted a say in government
004 Australia NSW Australasia Sydney ASSLH Australian Society for the Study of Labour History




Encourages teaching and research in labour history and the preservation of the records of working people and the labour movement
005 Australia Victoria
Melbourne ATUA Australian Trade Union Archives




Labour history about Australian industrial organisations, mainly including trade unions and also employer bodies.
006 Canada



Labour / Le Travail

Journal of Canadian Labour Studies / Revue d'Études Ouvrières Canadiennes

Canada's premier journal of working class history and labor studies.
007 Canada AB
Edmonton
Alberta Labour Scene

Unions, Pins, Books, Collectibles

Provided to allow trade unions and their members an opportunity to make announcements, provide feedback, and request information.
008 Canada AB
Edmonton
Labour History on the Web Index




A resource for labour history, specializing on Canada, and in particular Alberta
009 Canada AB
Edmonton ALHI Alberta Labour History Institute

Helping Preserve 100 Years of Labour History

A portal for the preservation and dissemination of Alberta's working people history, their trade unions and other organizations
010 Canada BC
Cumberland
Cumberland Museum




One display shows turn of the last century B.C. Tel communications equipment and another presents mining and mine equipment from t
011 Canada BC
Surrey CFU Canadian Farmworkers' Union
ZINDABAD! B.C. Farworkers' Fight For Rights

This book chronicles farmworkers' struggle for rights in B.C.'s Fraser Valley.
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012 Canada NB
Fredericton LHTNB Labour History in New Brunswick

Histoire du travail au Nouveau-Brunswick

A presentation of the New Brunswick Labour History Project
013 Canada NL
St John's
The History Cooperative
L / LT Labour / Le Travail

A bilingual semi-annual review dedicated to the broad, interdisciplinary study of Canadian labour history
014 Canada ON
Hamilton
History of Labour and Technology in Hamilton and District





015 Canada ON
Ottawa
Guide to Canadian Labour History




National Library of Canada
016 Canada ON
Ottawa
Hartford Web Publishing - World History Archives

The working-class history of Canada

Covers Working-class issues: solidarity and organizing, political action, economic struggle, working conditions
017 Canada ON Province wide Toronto
Stones of Rebellion

Mark Frank presents Ontario's hidden democratic heritage.

An online guided tour of selected plaques, monuments and notable sites reflecting the struggle for social justice and beyond.
018 Canada ON Nationwide Toronto
Cases, News, Opinions About eatons




Info on employment discrimination at eatons, a Canadian company that earned a horrible labour relations and human rights record
019 England Greater London
London LHG Labour History Group




A forum for the discussion and debate of issues and personalities in Labour history, we organise regular member events.
020 England Greater London
London TUC Trades Union Congress

The Union Makes Us Strong: TUC History Online

Comprised of five distinct section; Timeline; General Strike; Match Workers; The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists; TUC Reports
021 England GTM
Manchester
People's History Museum
LHASC Labour History Archive and Study Centre

The only specialist repository for the political wing of the Labour movement
022 England Lancashire
Eccles NWLHG North West Labour History Group




To promote and popularise the knowledge and study of labour history in the Lancashire region.
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023 England West Midlands
Coventry MRC Modern Records Centre




Original sources with particular reference to labour history, industrial relations and industrial politics.
024 Finland

Tampere
Institutions of the Labour Heritage in Finland




Various resources about labour heritage, history and archives.
025 India UP
Noida
Archives of Indian Labour

A project dedicated to the proud heritage of Indian Working Class

A gateway to rich primary source materials relating to the labour history of India.
026 Ireland

Dublin
Labour history of Ireland

Irish history of Ireland from a labour (ie communist, anarchist, socialist, left republican) persepective

Covers the role of the working class in Irish history and the struggles of trade unions and other radical working class movements.
027 Ireland

Dublin
Towards a Labour history of Ireland




An index of articles on the labor history of Ireland.
028 Italy



Centro Studi Storia del Lavaro




History of the Italian labor movement
029 Japan

Tokyo OISR Ohara Institute for Social Research

Images of Japanese Labor and Social Movement in the Post-1945 Japan

Labor unions engaged in intense struggles with employers and the government in order to win better wages and working conditions.
030 Nepal

Katmandu
Labour Nepal

Trade Union Movement in Nepal: An Introduction

Brief History of Trade Unionism in Nepal
031 New Zealand

Wellington TUHP Trade Union History Project

Established in 1987 to foster and record New Zealand trade union history.

Also promotes and sustains New Zealand labour history through publications and publishing support, and seminars and talks.
032 Poland

Krakow
NSZZ 'Solidarnosc'

Solidarna Malopolska

History portal of the Malopolska region
033 South Africa

Johannesburg
The Workers' Library and Museum

Advancing workers' education and culture

Collection covers issues ranging from the history of the working class movement, to economics, to labour law and industrial policy
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034 Thailand

Bangkok TLM Thai Labour Museum

An information centre about the struggle of Thai workers

A repository of the past and present of the labour movement in Thailand, and the struggle of Thai workers.
035 UK



Labour History Research Index




A contact point for researchers into British labour history and early socialist movements.
036 UK



Revolutionary History




Trotskyist viewpoint
037 UK Greater London
London
Spartacus Educational

Trade Union Movement

Brief outline of major players and events in UK trade union history
038 US



American Labor History

An Online Study Guide


039 US



An Eclectic List of Events in U.S. Labor History





040 US



The History Place

Child Labor in American History


041 US AZ
Scottsdale U1 Union One

We Stand on the Shoulders of Giants

A tribute to American union leaders
042 US AZ
Tempe
Arizona Mining and Labor History




Arizona State University
043 US CA
San Francisco
California Labor History

California Labor History Map

Enables users to explore, by location, date, or text search, over 1200 key events in the state's labor history
044 US CO
Boulder
University of Colorado at Boulder Labor Collections




Archives of labor documents which track the expansion and contraction of the labor movement in the twentieth century.
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045 US CT
Hartford HWP Hartford Web Publishing

World History Archives

The history of the world's working class
046 US CT
New Haven GNHLHA Greater New Haven Labor History Association




To collect, preserve, and share the history of working people
047 US DC
Washington
American Life Histories

Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936 - 1940

Use the 'Search by Keywords' feature to locate the required documents
048 US DC
Washington
Library of Congress
FSA - OWI Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection

The images in the Collection are among the most famous documentary photographs ever produced. Photographs from 1935 - 1945.
049 US DC
Washington AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organizations

Culture & History

Enjoy these celebrations of the culture and history of America at work.
050 US FL South Florida Lake Worth
Joseph H. Kaplan Corporation for the Study of Labor Union History

Labor Union History

Providing activities which will encourage an awareness of the contribution of organized labor in Florida
051 US GA
Atlanta
Work 'n' Progress

Stories of Southern Labor

Lessons in the History of American Labor for Middle and Secondary Students
052 US GA
Atlanta GSU Georgia State University
SLA Southern Labor Archives

Dedicated to collecting, preserving and making available the documentary heritage of Southern workers and their unions
053 US HI
Honolulu
University of Hawaii

Manoa Library

University Archives and Manuscript Collections: Labor History -- Hawaii
054 US IA
Iowa City MLWCH Midwest Labor and Working Class History





055 US IL
Chicago
Chicago Center for Working Class Studies - Chicago Labor Education Program - University of Illinois

The Labor Trail: Chicago's History of Working-Class Life and Struggle

Showcases the many generations of dramatic struggles and working-class life in the Chicago area's rich and turbulent past.
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056 US IL
Chicago
WCFL Radio Circa 1925 - 1964




To preserve for future generations the spirit of organized labor in Chicago.
057 US IL
Chicago ILHS Illinois Labor History Society




To encourage the preservation and study of labor history materials of the Illinois Region
058 US IL
Urbana
History Cooperative - Labour History Journal





059 US IN
Fishers
Conner Prairie




Desription of Early Nineteenth-Century Building Trades
060 US IN
Gary
U.S. Steel Gary Works Photograph Collection




A series of more than 2,200 photographs of the Gary Works steel mill and the corporate town
061 US MA
Cambridge
Occupation: The story of the Harvard living wage sit-in

EnMasseFilms documents the historic three-week sit-in by the Harvard Living Wage Campaign.

A dynamic story of how students and immigrant janitors took on - and defeated - one of the most powerful corporations in the world
062 US MD


THE SAMUEL GOMPERS PAPERS

University of Maryland

A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN WORKING CLASS
063 US MI
Big Rapids JCM Jim Crow Museum

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University

Our mission is to promote racial tolerance by helping people understand the historical and contemporary expressions of intolerance
064 US MI
Detroit
The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit

Come, travel with me, as I guide you on a tour through the fabulous and vanishing ruins of my beloved Detroit.

Lowell Boileau presents text and pictures of the once great industrial centre.
065 US MI
Detroit LIHF Labor's International Hall of Fame

Since 1973, Labor's International Hall of Fame has honored the memory of those who have fought on behalf of working men and women in this country.


066 US MI
East Lansing
H-Labor HQ



Scholarly discussion of Labor history and makes available makes available diverse bibliographical, research and teaching aids
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067 US MI
Flint
Flit Sit Down

General Motors Flint MI GM UAW Sit-Down Strike journal 1937

GENERAL MOTORS' SIT-IN STRIKERS' THOUGHTS INSIDE FISHER BODY #2 - FLINT, MI Written by Francis O'Rourke
068 US MI
Flint
Uh Huh




All about the Flint sit down strike and the sit-downers
069 US MI
Flint UAW United Auto Workers

The Story of the Searchlight: The Voice of the Chevrolet Worker Local 659
This story of the union newspaper draws on contributions that appeared in it until this voice was all but publically silenced.
070 US MO
Springfield SMSU Southwest Missouri State University
OLUA Ozarks Labor Union Archives

Missouri's leading repository of records documenting labor union history in the Ozarks.
071 US MT
Butte
Only in Butte

When Toil Meant Trouble: Butte's Labor Heritage

Butte's history is largely about working and the struggle for decent wages and dignity and safety in a dangerous workplace.
072 US NJ Worldwide Haledon
American Labor Museum / Botto House National Landmark

Advances public understanding of the history of work, workers and the labor movement

Special attention to the ethnicity and immigrant experience of American workers.
073 US NY
Albany
History and MultiMedia Center




Several multimedia labor presentations
074 US NY
Albany
United States Labor and Industrial History World Wide Web Archive




Recordings are drawn from numerous audio archives, though most come from or are processed at the University at Albany.
075 US NY
Ithaca
Kheel Center

Labor-Management Documentation and Archives

Presenting artifacts and documents that illuminate labor and workplace history
076 US NY
New York
Labor History Web Page





077 US NY
New York
Lost Labor




The purpose of this collection is to assemble and preserve an undervalued visual resource for future generations.
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078 US NY
New York
The Brooklyn Navy Yard

Civil Servants Building Warships

New York Naval Shipyard (NYNSY), aka Brooklyn Navy Yard: Information on Yard Trades and Occupations; Unions; Labor History
079 US NY
New York
The Tenement As History And Housing




Manhattans' Lower East Side and poverty.
080 US OH
Columbus
Labor Management Conflict in American History




The Ohio State University Department of History
081 US OH
Columbus
Youngstown Historical Center Archives/Library




Materials relating to the iron and steel industries in northeastern Ohio and the development of organized labor.
082 US OH Dayton - Miami Valley Dayton WSU Wright State University

Special Collections & Archives

Labor Unions Manuscript Collections
083 US OR
Eugene
The Labor Project at the University of Oregon

Dedicated to the Preservation of Labor and Working-Class History in the Pacific Northwest.

The collections provide a window on the lives of workers as well as the politics of labor in the region.
084 US PA
Indiana
Manuscript Collection Labor and Industrial History




Indiana University of Pennsylvania
085 US PA Indiana County McIntyre
McIntyre, Pennsylvania

The Everyday Life Of A Coal Mining Company Town: 1910-1947

The 'Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company' town, its residents, and the United Mine Workers of America
086 US PA
Pittsburgh
Labor and Working Class History




University of Pittsburgh
087 US PA
Pittsburgh LAWCHA Labor and Working Class History Association




Promoting a wider understanding of the history of working class people, their communities, and their organizations in the US.
088 US PA
University Park HCLA Historical Collections and Labor Archives




Approximately four hundred individual groups of archival records and manuscript collections available.
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089 US RI
Kingston RILHS Rhode Island Labor History Society




Collecting and preserving artifacts of Rhode Island working class and ethnic history.
090 US TX
Dallas
Labor History from Texas




Brief labor history coverage in 8 periods from before 1860 to present.
091 US WA Pacific Northwest Seattle
The Labor Press Project




About the history and ongoing influence of newspapers and periodicals published by unions, labor councils, radical organizations
092 US WA
Seattle
The Real Battle in Seattle

A Seattle WTO People's History Project

The story of resistance to the WTO in Seattle in '99 is one of how people power can change the world.
093 US WA British Columbia, Oregon and Washington Seattle PNLHA Pacific Northwest Labor History Association




A non-profit association dedicated to preserving the history and heritage of workers in the Pacific Northwest
094 US WI
Milwaukee UWM University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Labor Collections


095 US WI
Milwaukee WLHS Wisconsin Labor History Society




Telling the public of the contributions of labor to Wisconsin. Getting labor's story in the schools and colleges.
096 Wales Cardiff
Cardiff
Ymgyrchu!

Labour Struggles
Multilingual Features: Penrhyn Quarry Strikes 1896-97, 1900-03; The Miners' Next Step and General Strike 1926; Miners Strike 1972, 1974, 1984-5

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