posts categorized asLabor History
Join 25 other historians and get the skills you need to understand economic theory, interpret quantitative sources, make sense of corporate archives, and write the new history of capitalism from the bottom all the way to the top.Read more →
Last call for LRAN conference travel funding!
We are still accepting requests for travel funding for the LRAN conference. For all grad students, faculty, organizers and researchers who would need funding in order to attend, please email me at [email protected] no later than Friday, April 26th.Read more →
In honor of the late Robert H. Zieger–teacher, scholar, and tireless union activist–the Southern Labor Studies Association announces that it is raising funds for the Robert H. Zieger Prize for Southern Labor Studies.Read more →
Pam Sporn’s documentary film With a Stroke of Chaveta tells the unique story of cigars and literature in Cuba and Cuban emigre communities in the United States. From the mid-1800s to the early 1900s lectores, or readers, were an integral part of the world of cigarmakers- a blend of educator, newscaster, entertainer, and labor organizer.Read more →
The state of Maryland accepted LAWCHA member Bill Barry’s proposal for a historical marker at Camden Yards to celebrate the railroad strikers of 1877 in Baltimore. Tentative date for the unveiling is Saturday, March 23, 10:30am, in front of the Camden Yards warehouse on South Howard Street.Read more →