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Labor Leaders Viewing 1 to 9 of 9
Debs Collection     View
Companion to a collection of material by and about labor and political leader Eugene V. Debs. Includes links to abstracts of correspondence, newspaper clipping index, list of pamphlets (some with scanned images), searchable database pertaining to sur ...
http://library.indstate.edu/about/units/rbsc/debs/debs-idx.html

The Samuel Gompers Papers     View
"Samuel Gompers was the nation's leading trade unionist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 until his death in 1924." The site features a biography and timeline, quotations, ...
http://www.history.umd.edu/Gompers/index.htm

Working Heroes: Men and Women Who Shaped America's Labor Movement     View
Brief biographies of U.S. labor leaders. Individuals include C??sar Ch??vez ("folk hero and symbol of hope who organized a union of farmworkers"), Eugene Debs ("apostle of industrial unionism"), George Meany ("builder of the ...
http://www.aflcio.org/aboutus/history/history/bios.cfm

César E. Chávez, 1927-1993     View
This commemorative website provides essays, video clips, and related material about labor leader Cesar Chavez. Topics include his work as leader of the United Farm Workers, his environmental justice work, what others can learn from his legacy, and mo ...
http://www.ecologycenter.org/chavez/

Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers     View
Collection of over 2000 pages of digitized documents related to Cesar Chavez, "Founder and Director of the National Farm Workers Association, later known as the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee. The FBI investigated Mr. Chavez and his or ...
http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/chavez.htm

African American Labor History Links     View
Links to websites, journal articles, book excerpts, and film citations and reviews about the history of African Americans in the labor union movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike at which he was assassinate ...
http://www.afscme.org/publications/12440.cfm

Women's Labor History Links     View
A good directory of links to general women's labor history resources, labor song lyrics, biographies of women leaders (including Mother Jones, Lucy Parsons, Dolores Huerta, and Karen Silkwood), and organizations such as the Industrial Workers of the ...
http://www.afscme.org/publications/12441.cfm

Joe Hill: The Man Behind the Martyr     View
This site explores "the story of Joe Hill, a labor organizer executed by the state of Utah in 1915." Includes biographical information and timeline; information on labor and the labor movement of the early twentieth century; perspectives on Hill's co ...
http://www.pbs.org/joehill/

Cesar Chavez Day     View
Celebrated on March 31st, this California state holiday was established to honor the life and work of Latino labor leader Cesar E. Chavez. This site provides resources to promote service-learning activities commemorating Cesar Chavez, including a sta ...
http://www.csc.ca.gov/programs/ccd.asp

 


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