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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

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

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

Rosie the Riveter

Ruth Young Jandreu

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