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Clothing & TextilesCommunicationService /  Food, Alcohol & Tobacco /
Graphic Arts
/ MaritimeMetal TradesMining/ Railroads

Building Trades

Christie, Robert A. Empire in wood; a history of the carpenters' union. Ithaca, Cornell University,1956. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.C18 U83

Fine, Sidney. "Without blare of trumpets;" Walter Drew, the National Erectors Association, and the open shop movement, 1903-57. Ann Arbor: University of
Michigan Press, 1995. LC CALL NUMBER: HD 6947.B92U63 1995.

Galenson, Walter. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters: the first hundred years. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983.
LC CALL NUMBER:HD6515.C2 U54 1983

Haber, William. Industrial relations in the building industry. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1930. LC CALL NUMBER: HD 9715.U52H3

Kazin, Michael.  Barons of labor : the San Francisco building trades and union power in the Progressive Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B9 S45 1987

Mangum, Garth L. The Operating Engineers: the economic history of a trade union. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.E5 M3 1964

Mercey, Arch A. The laborers' story, 1903-1953 : the first fifty years of the International Hod Carriers', Building and Common Laborers' Union of America (AFL) . Washington : Ransdell, 1954. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B89 I545

Mulcaire, Michael Aloysius. The International brotherhood of electrical workers; a study in trade union structure and functions. Washington, D.C., 1923.

Palladino, Grace. Dreams of dignity, workers of vision : a history of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Washington, D.C. : IBEW, 1991.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.E32 I567 1991

Palladino, Grace. Skilled hands, strong spirits: a century of building trades history. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press, 2005.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B9 P35 2005

Segal, Martin. The rise of the United Association: national unionism in the pipe trades, 1884-1924. Cambridge, Wertheim Committee, Harvard University;
distributed by Harvard University Press, 1970. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.P6 S43

Clothing and Textiles

Bensman, David. The practice of solidarity : American hat finishers in the nineteenth century. Urbana : University of Illinois, 1985.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.H3 B46 1985

Carpenter, Jesse T.  Competition and collective bargaining in the needle trades, 1910-1967. Ithaca, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations,
Cornell University, 1972. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.C5 C33

Foner, Philip Sheldon. The fur and leather workers union, a story of dramatic struggles and achievements. Newark [N.J.] Nordan Press,1950.

Green, Charles H. The headwear workers, a century of trade unionism. New York, N.Y., United hatters, cap and millinery workers international union ,1944.

Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki. The women's garment workers. New York, Arno, 1969. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.G3 L6 1969 [1924]

McLaurin, Melton Alonza. Paternalism and protest; Southern cotton mill workers and organized labor, 1875-1905. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Pub. Corp.,1971.

Nestor, Agnes. Brief history of the International glove workers union of America, [Chicago?] Research department of the International glove workers union of America [1942]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.G6 N4

Robinson, Donald B. Spotlight on a union; the story of the United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers International Union. New York, Dial Press, 1948.

Stowell, Charles Jacob. The Journeymen Tailors' Union of America; a study in trade union policy. New York, Johnson Reprint Corp., 1970.[1918]
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.T2 S65 1970

Tyler, Gus. Look for the union label : a history of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1995.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.C62 I558 1995

Zaretz, Charles Elbert. The Almagamated clothing workers of America; a study in progressive trades-unionism. New York, Ancon Publishing Co., 1934.


Gabler, Edwin. The American telegrapher : a social history, 1860-1900. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1988.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD5325 .T252 1883

Norwood, Stephen H. Labor's flaming youth : telephone operators and worker militancy, 1878-1923.Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
 LC CALL NUMBER: HD6073.T32 U56 1990

Schacht, John N.  The making of telephone unionism, 1920-1947. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 1985.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.T33 S33 1985


Baker, Robert Osborne.  The International alliance of theatrical stage employes and moving picture machine operators of the United States and Canada.
Lawrence, Kan., 1933. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.T55 B3 1933

Beadling, Tom, Patricia Cooper, Grace Palladino. A Need for Valor: The Roots of the Service Employees International Union, 1902-1980. Washington: SEIU, 1984.

Cobble, Dorothy Sue. Dishing it out : waitresses and their unions in the twentieth century. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1991.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6073.H82 U53 1991

Hall, W. Scott. The Journeymen Barbers' International Union of America: Where we come from, who we are. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press, 1936.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B3 J76 1934

Josephson, Matthew. Union house, union bar; the history of the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union, AFL-CIO.
New York, Random House, 1956. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.H9 J6

Service Workers Oral History Project.  Where We Come From Who We Are: SEIU Local 82. Washington, D.C. 1997

Food , Alcohol and Tobacco

Belsky, Joseph. I,  the union; being the personalized trade union story of the Hebrew Butcher Workers of America. New York, Raddock,1953.

Brody, David.  The butcher workmen; a study of unionization. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B96 B7

Cooper, Patricia A. Once a cigar maker : men, women, and work culture in American cigar factories, 1900-1919. Urbana:University of Illinois Press,1987.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8039.C542 U63 1987

Kaufman, Stuart Bruce. A vision of unity : the history of the Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union. Kensington, Md. : Bakery, Confectionery,
and Tobacco Workers International Union, 1986. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.B2 K38 1986

Kaufman, Stuart Bruce. Challenge & change : the history of the Tobacco Workers International Union. Kensington, Md. : Bakery, Confectionery, and
Tobacco Workers International Union, 1986. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.T6 K38 1986

Schluter, Hermann. The brewing industry and the brewery workers' movement in America. New York, B. Franklin, 1970 [1910 ].
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.L75 S3 1970

Graphic Arts

Barnett, George Ernest. The printers; a study in American trade unionism. Cambridge, Mass., American economic association; 1909.

Pancoast, Elinor. The International Photo-Engravers' Union. 1927. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.P42 P35 1927

Tracy, George A. comp. History of the Typographical union, its beginnings, progress and development. [Indianapolis] The International typographical union, 1913.


Brody, David. Steelworkers in America : the nonunion era. Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, 1998 [1960]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8039.I52 U52 1998

Cornfield, Daniel B. Becoming a mighty voice : conflict and change in the United Furniture Workers of America. New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 1989.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.F92 U53 1989

Marsh, Charles Franklin. Trade unionism in the electric light and power industry. Urbana, Ill., 1930. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.E3 M3 1928

Nelson, Daniel. American rubber workers & organized labor, 1900-1941. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1988.  
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.R9 N45 1988


Albrecht, Arthur Emil. International seamen's union of America ; a study of its history and problems. Washington, D.C. : Govt. Print. Off., 1923.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.S4 A4 1923a

Schwartz, Stephen. Brotherhood of the sea : a history of the Sailors' Union of the Pacific, 1885-1985. 1st ed. San Francisco, Cal. : Sailors' Union of the Pacific, AFL-CIO ; New Brunswick, USA :Distributed to the trade by Transaction Books, Rutgers--The State University, 1986. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.S42 P337 1986

Taylor, Paul Schuster. The Sailors' Union of the Pacific. New York. Arno, 1971 [1923]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.S4 T3 1971

Metal Trades

Perlman, Mark. The machinists: a new study in American trade unionism. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1961. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M2 I535

Rodden, Robert G. The fighting machinists : a century of struggle. Washington, D.C. : Kelly Press, 1984.   LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M2 R63 1984


Aurand, Harold W. From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers; the social ecology of an industrial union, 1869-1897. Philadelphia, Temple University Press,1971. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M616 P42

Evans, Chris. History of united mine workers of America .Indianapolis [1918?-20] LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M7 U83.

Fox, Maier Bryan. United we stand : the United Mine Workers of America, 1890-1990. Washington, D.C. : United Mine Workers of America, 1990.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M72 U554 1990

Lingenfelter, Richard E. The hardrock miners; a history of the mining labor movement in the American West, 1863-1893. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1974. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.M72 W44

Wieck, Edward A. The American Miners' Association; a record of the origin of coal miners' unions in the United States. New York, Russell Sage Foundation, 1940.


Davis, Colin J. Power at odds : the 1922 National Railroad Shopmen's Strike.Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1997. LC CALL NUMBER: HD5325 .R38 1922

Estes, George. Railway employees united; a story of railroad brotherhoods.  Portland, Or. G. Estes, 1931. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.R42 O93

Henig, Harry. The Brotherhood of railway clerks. New York, Columbia university press, 1937. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.R28 B85 1937a

Hertel, Denver Willard. History of the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes. Washington, Ransdell, 1955. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.R43 H4

Lyon, Arlon Everett.  The first 75 : history of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, 1901-1976. Mount Prospect, Ill. : Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, 1976.

McIsaac, Archibald MacDonald. The Order of railroad telegraphers; a study in trade unionism and collective bargaining. Princeton, Princeton university press, 1933. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.R42 O96

Painter, Leonard. Through fifty years with the Brotherhood railway carmen of America. Kansas City, Mo., Brotherhood railway carmen of America,1941.


Gompers and the AFL

American Federation of Labor. American Federation of Labor : history, encyclopedia, reference book : prepared and published by authority of the 1916
and 1917 conventions. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1977, 1919-1960. 3 v. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8055.A5 A196 1977

Andrews, Gregg. Shoulder to shoulder? : the American Federation of Labor, the United States, and the Mexican Revolution, 1910-1924. Berkeley :
University of California Press, 1991. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6490.F582 U613 1991

Babcock, Robert H. Gompers in Canada: a study in American continentalism before the First World War. Toronto & Buffalo : University of Toronto Press,
1974. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6525.G6 B3

Dick, William M. Labor and socialism in America: the Gompers era. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press, 1972. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6508 .D5

Greene, Julie. Pure and simple politics : the American Federation of Labor and political activism, 1881-1917. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge
University Press, 1998. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8055.A5 G784 1998

Gompers, Samuel. American labor and the war. New York, G. H. Doran, 1919. LC CALL NUMBER: D639.L2 G6

Gompers, Samuel. Labor and the common welfare. New York, Arno Press, 1969.[1919]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .G75 1969b

Gompers, Samuel. Labor and the employer. New York, Arno, 1971 [1920]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .G76 1971

Gompers, Samuel. Labor in Europe and America. New York & London, Harper & Brothers, 1910. LC CALL NUMBER: HD4901 .G7

Gompers, Samuel. Seventy years of life and labor; an autobiography. New York, E.P. Dutton & company, 1925. 2 v. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G6 A3

Gompers, Samuel. Seventy years of life and labor : an autobiography. Ithaca, NY : ILR Press, New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1984. [Abridged] LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G6 A3 1984

Green, Marguerite. The National Civic Federation and the American labor movement,1900-1925. Washington, Catholic University of America Press, 1956.

Grubbs, Frank L. Samuel Gompers and the great war : protecting labor's standards. Wake Forest, N.C. : Meridional Publications ; Raleigh, N.C., 1982.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8076 .G69 1982

Hughes, Rupert. The giant wakes; a novel about Samuel Gompers. Los Angeles: Borden Pub. Co., 1950. LC CALL NUMBER: PZ3. H8736 Gi

Kaufman, Stuart Bruce. Samuel Gompers and the origins of the American Federation of Labor, 1848-1896. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1973.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G6 K38 1973

Larson, Simeon.   Labor and foreign policy; Gompers, the AFL, and the First World War, 1914-1918. Rutherford [N.J.] Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,
1975. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6490.F58 L35 1975

Livesay, Harold C. Samuel Gompers and organized labor in America. Boston : Little, Brown, 1978. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6509.G57 L58

Lorwin, Lewis Levitzki.The American Federation of Labor; history, policies, and prospects. [1st AMS ed.] New York, AMS Press, 1970 [1933].
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8055.A5 L6 1970

Mandel, Bernard. Samuel Gompers, a biography. Yellow Springs, Ohio: Antioch Press, 1963. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G6 M2

Reed, Louis Schultz. The labor philosophy of Samuel Gompers. New York, 1930. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G6 R4 1930

Taft, Philip.   The A.F. of L. in the time of Gompers. New York : Harper, 1957. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8055.A5 T3


General Works

DeVault, Ileen A. United apart : gender and the rise of craft unionism. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2004.

Dubofsky, Melvyn.   The state & labor in modern America . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1994. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .D848 1994

Dubofsky, Melvyn.   We shall be all : a history of the Industrial Workers of the World. Chicago, Quadrangle Books, 1969. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8055.I5 D8

Foner, Philip Sheldon. History of the labor movement in the United States. New York : International Publishers, [1980-1998] Description: 10 v. Contents: v.1. From colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor (1998) -- v.2. From the founding of the American Federation of Labor to the emergence of American imperialism (1998) -- v.3. The politics and practices of the American Federation of Labor, 1900-1909 (1981) -- v.4. The Industrial Workers of the World, 1905-1917 (1997) -- v.5. The AFL in the progressive era, 1910-1915 (1980)-- v.6. On the eve of America's entrance into World War I, 1915-1916 (1982) -- v.7. Labor and World War I, 1914-1918 (1987)-- v.8. Postwar struggles, 1918-1920 (1988) -- v.9. The T.U.E.L. to the end of the Gompers era (1991) -- v.10. The T.U.E.L., 1925-1929 (1994).

Glickman, Lawrence B. A living wage : American workers and the making of consumer society. Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1997.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6983 .G475 1997

Kimeldorf, Howard. Battling for American labor : wobblies, craft workers, and the making of the union movement. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6508 .K485 1999

Laslett, John H. M. Labor and the left; a study of socialist and radical influences in the American labor movement, 1881-1924.   New York: Basic Books, 1970.

McCartin, Joseph Anthony. Labor's great war : the struggle for industrial democracy and the origins of modern American labor relations, 1912-1921. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .M189 1997

Mink, Gwendolyn. Old labor and new immigrants in American political development : union, party, and state, 1875-1920. Ithaca : Cornell University Press,
1986. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6508 .M584 1986

Montgomery, David.  Citizen worker : the experience of workers in the United States with democracy and the free market during the nineteenth century .
Cambridge New York, Cambridge University Press, 1993. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .M728 1993

Montgomery, David. The fall of the house of labor : the workplace, the state, and American labor activism, 1865-1925. Cambridge; New York : Cambridge
University Press ; 1987. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8072 .M73 1987

Roediger, David R. The wages of whiteness : race and the making of the American working class . London ; New York : Verso, 1991.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD4903.5.U58 R64 1991

Schneider, Dorothee. Trade unions and community : the German working class in New York City, 1870-1900. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1994.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6519.N5 S36 1994

Saxton, Alexander. The indispensable enemy : labor and the anti-Chinese movement in California. Berkeley : University of California Press, 1995.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8081.C5 S3 1995

Tomlins, Christopher L. The state and the unions : labor relations, law, and the organized labor movement in America, 1880-1960. Cambridge ;
New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985. LC CALL NUMBER: KF3389 .T6 1985

Ulman, Lloyd. The rise of the national trade union. Cambridge, Mass.:Harvard University Press, 1966. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6508 .U4 1966



Abbott, Edith. Women in industry; a study in American economic history. New York, Arno, 1969 [1910]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .A6 1969

Blackwelder, Julia Kirk. Now hiring : the feminization of work in the United States, 1900-1995. College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 1997.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .B57 1997

Brown, Carrie. Rosie's mom : forgotten women workers of the First World War. Boston, MA : Northeastern University Press, 2002.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .B737 2002

Campbell, Helen. Women wage-earners. New York, Arno Press, 1972 [c1893]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .C18

Cobble, Dorothy Sue. The other women's movement : workplace justice and social rights in modern America. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press,
2004. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .C58 2004

Davies, Margery. Woman's place is at the typewriter : office work and office workers, 1870-1930. Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1982.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .D37 1982

Kessler-Harris, Alice. Out to work : a history of wage-earning women in the United States. Oxford, Eng. ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003 [1982].
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .K449 2003

Kwolek-Folland, Angel. Incorporating women : a history of women and business in the United States. New York : Twayne Publishers, 1998.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .K85 1998

Nearing, Scott. Women in American industry. Philadelphia, Boston [etc.] American Baptist publication society [1915].

Winslow, Mary N., ed. Woman at work; the autobiography of Mary Anderson as told to Mary N. Winslow. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press [1973, c1951. ]
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .A668 1973


Black Workers

Gill, Flora. Economics and the Black exodus : an analysis of Negro emigration from the Southern United States, 1910-70. New York : Garland Pub., 1979.
LC CALL NUMBER: E185.8 .G54 1979.

Greene, Lorenzo J. and Woodson, Carter G. . The Negro wage earner. New York, Russell & Russell [1969]. LC CALL NUMBER: E185.8 .G79 1969

Jones, Jacqueline. American work : four centuries of black and white labor. New York : W.W. Norton, c1998. LC CALL NUMBER: E185.8 .J767 1998

Mandle, Jay. Not slave, not free : the African American economic experience since the Civil War. Durham : Duke University Press, 1992.
LC CALL NUMBER: E185.8 .M18 1992

Marshall, F. Ray, and Briggs, Vernon. The Negro and apprenticeship. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [1967]. LC CALL NUMBER: E185.8 .M24

Moreno, Paul. Black Americans and organized labor : a new history. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2006.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6490.R22 U649 2006

Griffler, Keith P. What price alliance? : Black radicals confront White labor, 1918-1938. New York : Garland, 1995.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6490.R22 U647 1995


Labor Leaders (arranged alphabetically by subject)

Ameringer, Oscar. If you don't weaken : the autobiography of Oscar Ameringer. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1983.
LC CALL NUMBER: HX84.A44 A34 1983

Bisno, Abraham. Abraham Bisno, union pioneer; an autobiographical account of Bisno's early life and the beginnings of unionism in the women's
garment industry. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1967.  LC CALL NUMBER: HD6515.C6 B5

Buchanan, Joseph Ray. The story of a labor agitator. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, 1971. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073 .B8A3 1971

Salvatore, Nick. Eugene V. Debs : citizen and socialist. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1982. LC CALL NUMBER: HX84.D3 S23 1982

Seretan, L. Glen. Daniel DeLeon, the odyssey of an American Marxist. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1979. LC CALL NUMBER: HX84.D5 S35

Barrett, James R. William Z. Foster and the tragedy of American radicalism. Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, 1999. LC CALL NUMBER: HX84. F6 B37 1999

Johanningsmeier, Edward P. Forging American communism : the life of William Z. Foster. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1994.
LC CALL NUMBER: HX84.F6 J65 1994

Berwick, Arnold. The Abraham Lincoln of the sea : the life of Andrew Furuseth. Santa Cruz : Odin Press, 1993. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.F8 B47 1993

Weintraub, Hyman. Andrew Furuseth, emancipator of the seamen. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1959. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.F8 W4

Goldman, Emma. Living my life.New York : Knopf, 1934. LC CALL NUMBER: HX844.G6 A3 1934

Phelan, Craig. William Green : biography of a labor leader. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 1989. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.G7 P54 1989

Dubofsky, Melvyn. "Big Bill" Haywood. New York : St. Martin's Press, 1987. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6509.H3 D82 1987

Haywood, William Dudley. Bill Haywood's book. New York, International publishers, 1929. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.H3 A3

Fraser, Steve. Labor will rule : Sidney Hillman and the rise of American labor.Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1993. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.H5F73 1993

Raddock, Maxwell C. Portrait of an American labor leader, William L. Hutcheson : saga of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America,
1881-1954. 5th ed. New York : American Institute of Social Science, 1955. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.H8 R3

Jones, Mary (Harris), Mrs.  Autobiography of Mother Jones. Chicago, C. H. Kerr & company, 1925. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.J6 A3

Dubofsky, Melvyn. John L. Lewis : a biography. New York : Quadrangle.New York Times Book Co., 1977. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6509.L4 D8 1977

Maurer, James Hudson. It can be done; the autobiography of James Hudson Maurer. New York, The Rand school press, 1938.

Gluck, Elsie. John Mitchell, miner; labor's bargain with the gilded age. New York, Greenwood Press [1969, c1929] LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.M5 G6 1969

Phelan, Craig.  Divided loyalties: the public and private life of labor leader John Mitchell. Albany, N.Y. : State University of  New York Press, 1994.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.M5 P48 1994

Nutter, Kathleen Banks. The necessity of organization: Mary Kenney O'Sullivan and trade unionism for women, 1892-1912. New York: Garland Pub., 2000.
LC CALL NUMBER: HD6079.2 U5 N88 2000

Pesotta, Rose. Bread upon the waters. New York Dodd, Mead & co., 1944. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.P4 A3

Powderly, Terence Vincent. The path I trod; the autobiography of  Terence V. Powderly. New York, Columbia University Press, 1940.

Powderly, Terence Vincent. Thirty years of labor, 1859-1889. New York, A. M. Kelley, 1967 [1890]. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8066 .P72 1967

Faue, Elizabeth. Writing the wrongs: Eva Valesh and the rise of labor journalism. Ithaca, Cornell Univ. Press, 2002.
LC CALL NUMBER: PN4874.V25 F38 2002

Babson, Roger Ward. W. B. Wilson and the Department of labor. New York, Brentano's, 1919. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.W5 B3


Published Primary Sources

Baxandall, Rosalyn and Gordon, Linda with Reverby, Susan, eds. America's working women : a documentary history, 1600 to the present.
New York : W.W. Norton, 1995. LC CALL NUMBER: HD6095 .A662 1995

Foner, Philip S.and Lewis, Ronald L., eds. The Black worker during the era of the American Federation of Labor and the railroad brotherhoods.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1979. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8081.A65 B55 1989

Letters of Eugene V. Debs. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1990. 3 v. LC CALL NUMBER: HX84.D3 A4 1990

The Correspondence of Mother Jones. Pittsburgh, PA : University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985. LC CALL NUMBER: HD8073.J6 A4 1985

The Samuel Gompers Papers . Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1986- . 10 v. to date.  LC CALL NUMBER: HD6508 S218 1986

Stewart, Ethelbert. A documentary history of the early organizaions of printers. Indianapolis, Ind., International Typographical Union 1907.

United States. National Archives and Records Service. Selected documents pertaining to black workers among the records of the Department of Labor and its component bureaus, 1902-1969. Washington : National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1977.
LC CALL NUMBER: Z1361.N39 U63 1977



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