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Labor Studies



link to catalog page KESSLER-HARRIS, Gendering Labor History Author: Alice Kessler-Harris
Pub Date: January 2007

The role of gender in the history of the working class world   learn more...

link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Glass Towns

Glass Towns

Industry, Labor, and Political Economy in Appalachia, 1890-1930s

Author: Ken Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: January 2007

Exploring a path not taken in Appalachian economic development--one that might have led away from underdevelopment   learn more...

link to catalog page ADDAMS, Hull-House Maps and Papers

Hull-House Maps and Papers

A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, Together with Comments and Essays on Problems Growing Out of the Social Conditions

Author: By Residents of Hull-House
Pub Date: February 2007

Jane Addams’s early attempt to empower the people with information.   learn more...

link to catalog page MANDEL, Labor, Free and Slave

Labor, Free and Slave

Workingmen and the Anti-Slavery Movement in the United States

Author: Bernard Mandel
Pub Date: April 2007

A classic piece of Old Left scholarship made available to a new generation of students and activists   learn more...

link to catalog page TRIECE, On the Picket Line

On the Picket Line

Strategies of Working-Class Women during the Depression

Author: Mary E. Triece
Pub Date: February 2007

Working-class women’s creative challenges to oppressive gender norms and workplace discrimination.   learn more...

link to catalog page DICAPRIO, The Origins of the Welfare State

The Origins of the Welfare State

Women, Work, and the French Revolution

Author: Lisa DiCaprio
Pub Date: June 2007

Women workers and the revolutionary origins of the modern welfare state   learn more...

link to catalog page KERSTEN, Race, Jobs, and the War

Race, Jobs, and the War

The FEPC in the Midwest, 1941-46

Author: Andrew E. Kersten
Pub Date: May 2007

A richly detailed look at the crucial role of federally supported civil rights activism   learn more...

link to catalog page GOMPERS, The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 10

The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 10

The American Federation of Labor and the Great War, 1917-18

Author: Samuel Gompers
Pub Date: July 2007

Important shifts in labor history before, during, and after wartime   learn more...

link to catalog page GREEN, Tin Men Author: Archie Green
Pub Date: 2007

The art, craft, and social history behind tin men   learn more...

link to catalog page LIPIN, Workers and the Wild

Workers and the Wild

Conservation, Consumerism, and Labor in Oregon, 1910-30

Author: Lawrence M. Lipin
Pub Date: March 2007

Exploring the tight ties between wilderness use and class.   learn more...

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