Links to Related Sites

Pacific Northwest Labor History

Centralia Massacre and the Industrial Workers of the World Collection

Selection of materials drawn from the Seattle office of the Industrial Workers of the World labor organization. Includes pamphlets, leaflets and correspondence documenting the I.W.W.'s involvement in the Centralia Massacre of 1919 and general publications from the national I.W.W. organization.

Everett Massacre Collection

Digital collection of approximately 100 items documenting labor's perspective on the events of the 1916 Everett Massacre.

ILWU & Local History

Collection of essays dealing with NW labor history provided by ILWU (International Longshore & Warehouse Union) Local 19 of Seattle.

I.W.W. in Washington

Lecture notes for John Findlay's History of Washington State and the Pacific Northwest class.

Labor Press Project

Developed by Professor James Gregory and his students in labor history, this page "brings together information about the history and ongoing influence of newspapers and periodicals published by unions, labor councils, and radical organizations."

Seattle General Strike Project

Developed by Professor James Gregory and his students in labor history, this page links to original research and published materials. The page is sponsored by the UW Center for Labor Studies.

Strike! Labor unites for rights

Article from the Seattle Times series commemorating the centennial of the newspaper.

Unsettling Events

Selections from the clippings file of Tacoma Public Library has entries for labor history including the IWW, General Strike of 1919 and Centralia Massacre.

WTO History Project

A collection of interviews and images depicting the protests of the WTO ministerial meeting held in Seattle on November 29 - December 3, 1999.

General Labor History Sites

Bloody Thursday and the General Strike

Excerpts from San Francisco papers during the 1934 longshoreman's strike provided by the Museum of the City of San Francisco.

Child Labor Photographs by Lewis W. Hine

"Searchable collection of 480 of Lewis Hine's photographs of young children working in mills, mines, factories, fields, and on city streets, photographed from 1908 to 1912 for the National Child Labor Committee. Includes Hine's original captions, indices for occupations and states, and historical and biographical background." Also see The Campaign to End Child Labor.

Haymarket Affair

This American Memory "collection showcases more than 3,800 images of original manuscripts, broadsides, photographs, prints and artifacts relating to the Haymarket Affair" of 1886-1887.

Industrial Workers of the World

Part of the American Radicalism Collection at Michigan State University. Includes full-texts of a number of publications including Ralph Chaplin's The Centralia Conspiracy and Walker Smith's The Everett Massacre: A History of the Class Struggle in the Lumber Industry.

Joe Hill

PBS site depicting the life of Joe Hill, a labor organizer executed in Utah in 1915. The site includes brief biographies of labor leaders, excerpts from historic documents and selected photographs.

Labadie Collection

Labor collection at the University of Michigan includes finding guides and more than 900 labor-related digitized images.