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What do labor history and movements for women’s rights have in common?
Check out the new additions to the Teaching Labor’s Story resource bank:
Document Selection and Teaching Guide by Michelle Killion Morahn, Affiliated Faculty, Indiana State University
Document Selection and Teaching Guide by: Katherine Turk, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Debs makes the case for women’s suffrage with a combination of natural rights and class interest arguments, draws support from the new science of sociology, and makes a not-very-subtle critique of patriarchy within the socialist movement itself.
Four New Teaching Labor’s Stories! Check them out —
The TLS repository now offers more ways to examine how work changed in the early- to mid-twentieth century, and how repressive state systems worked to constrain different groups of workers, including Black labor.Read more →
Margaret Chanler Aldrich and the Teaching Committee have completed another section of Teaching Labor’s Story, featuring a poem first published in the New York Times. The poem was then used by the National Consumers’ League for its campaign to improve conditions for retail workers around Christmas.Read more →
LAWCHA’s Teaching Labor’s Story project has an answer – NEW to the TLS project: Thematic Threads.Read more →
Clare Lemlich has provided a new teaching resource for Teaching Labor’s Story. It is a primary source material lesson plan involving a magazine article written by immigrant garment worker and labor leader. The article describes working conditions in New York City’s garment factories and advocates votes for women.Read more →
Margaret Haley, Vice President of the Chicago Teachers’ Federation gave this speech at the National Education Association convention, St. Louis, Missouri, July 1, 1904.Read more →
Nick Juravich’s new TLS guide is an op-ed written by civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin on the signing of the first union contract for paraprofessional educators (classroom and school support staff) in New York City. It was published in the New York Amsterdam News, the city’s largest black-owned newspaper.Read more →
University lecturers in the UK will walk off tomorrow in the largest-ever strike called in British higher education.Read more →