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Online Sources: Labor & Employment - 1920s
Book Sources: Labor & Employment - 1920s
- A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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A Day in the Life of an American Worker by
Call Number: HD8066 .D39 2020
Provides readers with a comprehensive survey of the history of work in America
Introduces readers to a variety of occupations that Americans have held, revealing how those jobs changed with the introduction of technology
Includes a variety of primary documents to enliven the past and provide a glimpse into how historians use documents to understand the past
Tearing Down the Color Bar by
Call Number: HD6515.R362 B768 1989
A Documentary History and Analysis of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
With These Hands: Women Working on the Land by
Call Number: HQ1419 .J39 1981
"Rural women’s complex lives emerge through letters, songs, fiction, official documents, journal entries, poetry, and oral history, documenting their love of the land, consciousness of racism and sexism, views of politics, and activities aimed at change." The Feminist Press
Workers Unite!: The American Labor Movement by
Call Number: HD8066 .H55 2011
"Features include a narrative overview, biographies, primary sources, chronology, glossary, bibliography, and index"--Provided by publisher.
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