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United States Labor History

Selected Primary Sources

The Second World War: 1939-1945

A. Philip Randolf Pullman Porter Museum
A. Philip Randolph, 1889-1979, Civil Rights Activist

Banning Mill: An Online Exhibit, 1834-1999

BLS Publications, 1886-1971, 
Bulletin 1749 Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor

The Early History of Local 601
Shown Through Correspondence of Margaret Darin and A. Logan Burkhart

Executive Order 8802:
Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry (1941)

The Great Flint Sitdown
Historical Voices: The Flint Sit-Down Strike 1936-1937

Helen Quirini and General Electric : A Personal Memoir of World War II

Life of the People Realist Prints & Drawings from the >Ben and Beatrice Goldstein Collection, 1912-1948

Margaret Darin: Union Pioneer in Westinghouse Electric

Ohio’s Steel Mill War

Rosie the Riveter

Ruth Young Jandreu

Six Significant Strikes of 1941

Stabilizing of the National Economy (President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order Providing for, October 3, 1942)

Todd/Sonkin Migrant Worker Collection
‘Voices of the Dust Bowl’ Electronic Collection Debuts Ethnographic Materials Document Life of Migrant Workers in 1940-41

Rosie the Riveter: Real Women Workers in World War II--Library of Congress