Category Archives: Primary Sources

Triangle Factory Fire

Triangle Factory Fire This web exhibit presents original documents and secondary sources on the Triangle Fire, held by the Cornell University Library. Remembering the Triangle Fire

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Award Winning Documentary of Labor History

If You Don’t Come in on Sunday, Don’t Come in on Monday

Newly available award winning documentary of labor history.

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Bibliographies Containing Publications on Labor History and Related Topics

Worker Rights: A Bibliography

Reprint of Timothy G. Borden’s annotated list of some of the leading works of the literature of American working-class studies.
Click here to see the list…

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Documenting Labor Inside and Out

Documenting Labor Inside and Out uses the Archives of Public Affairs and Policy, located at the University at Albany New York, to document the lives of working people with material on worker’s culture and social welfare organizations. The digital exhibit, created by Cynthia K. Sauer and Brian Keough, makes many primary resources available while adding instructional elements such as: Who Uses Labor Records? and Labor Culture.

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Our Documents

Our Documents is a national initiative on American History, Civics, and Service. It is intended to promote public understanding of how rights and responsibilities have taken shape over time. The National Archives and Records Administration is largely responsible for the project. Click here to learn more.

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