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Highlights of Late 19th Century Women's Labor Organizing
The leader of the laundryworkers' union, Kate Mullaney, went on to become assistant secretary of the National Labor Union. The Collar Laundry Union dissolved ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/late_19th_cent.htm
Women and Unions - Early Efforts - Lowell Mill Girls Organize
In 1844, Lowell Mill factory workers organized the Lowell Female Labor Reform Association (LFLRA) to press for better pay and working conditions.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/lowell_organize.htm
Women and Labor Unions - Trade Union Organizers - Strikes
Women's trade unions, women in unions, the impact of unions on women and women on unions, and key women labor leaders.
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/
The Labor Movement's Early Years - Economics - About.com
Unlike labor groups in some other countries, U.S. unions sought to operate within the existing free enterprise system -- a strategy that made it the despair of ...
http://economics.about.com/od/laborinamerica/a/early_years.htm
About the Women's Trade Union League (WTUL) - Women's History
In the early 20th century, labor union organizers and wealthy supporters joined together to support women's unions and to improve working conditions for ...
http://womenshistory.about.com/od/worklaborunions/a/wtul.htm
Profile of the AFL-CIO, Largest U.S. Labor Union ... - Liberal Politics
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (" AFL-CIO") is the largest federation of U.S. labor unions, with 57 member unions ...
http://usliberals.about.com/od/LaborLeaders/a/Profile-AFL-CIO-Largest-U-S-Labor-Union-Federation.htm
African Americans and Labor Unions - About African-American History
Sep 6, 2010 ... What was the role of African Americans in labor unions during this era? During the early years of the labor union movement in the United States ...
http://afroamhistory.about.com/b/2010/09/06/african-americans-and-labor-unions.htm
Union Jobs - Job Searching - About.com
Apprenticeship programs, union job opportunities and the benefits of joining a labor union.
http://jobsearch.about.com/cs/unionjobs/a/unionjob.htm
Labor Songs - Essential Folk Music Labor Songs
Folk music has a long relationship with labor struggles, and particularly labor unions. Here's a peak at some of the most notable, most fun, and most poignant ...
http://folkmusic.about.com/od/toptens/tp/BestLaborSongs.htm
Haymarket Riot | 1886 Labor Incident in Chicago
The Haymarket Riot was ignited by an anarchist bombing, and set back the American labor union for years.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/organizedlabor/a/haymarket01.htm
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