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History : Labor: Home

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for labor history.


 Detail from a photograph by Lewis Hine, Spinner in Lancaster Cotton Mills, S.C., 1908.

Starting Points: Books


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Starting Points: Journal Articles

The following research databases will help you identify articles in the field of labor history. Additional research databases are listed under Articles.

Starting Points - Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of primary sources dealing with labor history. Additional sources are listed under Primary Sources.

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