History of the U.S. working class before World War II
Hartford Web Publishing is not the author of the
documents in World History Archives and
does not presume to validate their accuracy or authenticity nor to
release their copyright.
History of the U.S. working class in general
- Bread & Roses: The Strike Led and
Won by Women
- By Lyn Neeley, in Workers World, 29 January
1998. High point of IWW struggle, the 1912 garment
workers' strike in Lawrence and its impact.
- The Ludlow Massacre and the Birth of
- By Stephen Millies, in Workers World, 26
January, 1995. Massacre of coal miners working for
John D. Rockefeller in Ludlow CO, 1914.
- Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Extract from
The Rebel Girl: An Autobiography. My First Life
- Centralia, 1919. Part of Red Scare in 1919, nationalist
paraders attack IWW headquarters in Centralia,
- US Labor and Political Action
- From John Walker, 5 November 1999.
- Building our Unions: The "American Plan"
- By Albert Lannon, 22 February 1999. Post World War I
open shop union busting plan. Case of the building
trades in Oakland in 1921.
- The Labor Party Illusion
- By Sam Dolgoff ("Sam Weiner"), c. 1971. Reflects the
IWW/anarcho-syndicalist perspective popular at the
turn of the century.
- Frank Dana, Purchasing Power: Consumer
organizing, gender, and the Seattle labor movement,
- Reviewed by Colin Davis. 6 October, 1995.
- Battling the executioners and their bosses.
From the Molly Maguires to Mumia
- By Stephen Millies, in Workers World, 7
September, 1995. Re. the "Molly McGuires" and
the Coal and Iron Police which repressed anthracite
workers in Pennsylvania.
- Roosevelt As A 'Friend Of Labor' Is Just
- By Art Preis, in the Militant, 24 February,