Primary Sources

NYC Central Labor Union Campaign Platform

Samuel Gompers comments on Henry George, Oct. 6, 1886

Organizing a Henry George Legion, Oct. 11, 1886

Samuel Gompers campaign speech, Oct. 30, 1886

Henry George Parade Annoucement, Oct. 31, 1886

New York State Workingmen's Assembly Endorsements, Oct. 31, 1886

Gompers comments on George's Defeat, Nov. 7, 1886



Harper's Weekly, Oct. 23, 1886

Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, Nov. 1886

Secondary Sources

Peter Alexander Speek, The Political Uprising of Organized Labor (1917)

"Was Henry George's Campaign of 1886 a Mistake?"  (Land and Freedom, Nov.-Dec. 1938)