Visit these sites for an education in the proud history of the U.S. union movement.
Labor History Online
Major Labor History Sites
A. Philip Randolph
An online exhibit, based on the 1992-2001 traveling exhibit, featuring photos from his early life and from his work in the civil rights and trade union movements.
American Labor History
An online study guide from the Colonial through contemporary periods.
American Labor Museum: Botto House National Landmark
The American Labor Museum is housed in the Botto House National Landmark, a 1908 Victorian home and meeting place for more than 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike. The museum includes a labor and immigrant library and changing exhibits.
The George Meany Memorial Archives
Online exhibits, reference assistance and more at the archives established by the AFL-CIO to preserve its historical records and make them available for research.
Information about mining tragedies and the legislation they resulted in, from the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Mother Jones Museum
A virtual museum and curricula about the labor agitator, Mother Jones.
The Samuel Gompers Papers
A documentary history of the American working class, sponsored by the University of Maryland-College Park, the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the George Meany Memorial Archives.
U.S. Department of Labor
Selected U.S. labor history links.