History of Labor Unions

Child Labor

A photographic essay on child laborers in the early twentieth century.

Knights of Labor

WIkipedia's entry on this early labor organization.

Ludlow Massacre

The Ludlow massacre of April 20, 1914 was one of the bloodiest assaults on organized labor in American history. It took place in Ludlow, Colorado (today a ghost town) northwest of Trinidad, Colorado and was the climax of an effort to suppress a strike by twelve thousand Colorado coal miners. Here's link to the Wikipedia entry.

Eugene Debs

Official web site of the Eugene V. Debs foundation.

Ceasar Chavez

Short bio of Ceasar Chvez from the United Farm Workers.
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