The ACTWU Songbook

[ $3.00 ]

A collection of labor songs, some with sheet music.

Being Rappoport: Capitalist with a Conscience Bernard Rappoport

[ $39.95 ]

As told to Don Carleton. Univ of Texas Press. Memoir of the son of Russian Jewish immigrants, a founder of American Income  Life Insurance Company and one of "Fortune Magazine's" "forty most generous philanthropists in America".  Hardcover

Black Days, Black Dust: The Memories of an African Coal Miner Robert Armstead

[ $15.00 ]

As told to S.L. Gardner. Univ of Tenn Press, Knoxville. Memoir of a coal miner's life between 1927 and 1957. Paperback

Catscans of the Inner Eye Jay Victor

[ $5.00 ]

Consolidated Color Press. A collection of poems.

The Children of Nafta: Labor Wars on the US/Mexico Border David Bacon

[ $27.50 ]

University of California Press, 2004.

The Cruikshank Chronicles: Anecdotes, Stories & Memoirs of a New Deal Liberal Eds. Alice M. and Howard Hoffman

[ $20.00 ]

With a forword by Jimmy and Roslyn Carter. Archon Books, Hamden CT.   The Stories of Nelson Cruikshank which he recorded during his final illness.  Hardcover

Death by Renaissance: Poems by Paola Corso Paola Corso

[ $12.95 ]

(Huron, Ohio. Bottom Dog Press, 2003). This collection of poems treats a life, an Italian-American family, and the town of Tarentum, PA, near industrial Pittsburg.

Encyclopedia of New Jersey Maxine Lurie and Marc Mappen

[ 2004 ] [ $49.95 ]

The Encyclopedia of New Jersey is the most extensive reference work ever published on the Garden State. The Encyclopedia contains nearly 3,000 original articles, along with 585 illustrations and 130 maps, collecting a wealth of information about the...

A Family of Sicilians: Stories and Poems Salvatore Amico Buttaci

[ $12.95 ]

A Family of Workers in New Jersey Angelica Santomauro

[ $3.00 ]

Compiled by Angelica Santomauro. 2nd ed. Feltz Printing Service, Jersey City. A compilation of profiles of working people in New Jersey made by schoolchildren as part of a family history lesson.

Fiery Fields Mary C. Ancenetani

[ $20.00 ]

(Earthling Press 2003) Set from 1909 to 1917, this historical romance follows the experiences of Teresa, an Italian immigrant who comes to America. Paperback

The Fragile Bridge: Paterson Silk Strike, 1913 Steve Golin

[ $33.95 ]

Temple Univ Press, PA. an extensive stdy of the Silk Strike of 1913 which examines the collaboration between the I.W.W. silk workers and Greenwhich Village intellectuals. Paperback

From Harvard to the Ranks of Labor: Powers Hapgood and the American Working Class Robert Bussel

[ $19.95 ]

Penn State Univ Press, PA. Biography of Powers Hapgood (1899-1949), the prominent American Socialist, labor organizer and social crusader. Paperback

The Great Depression: A Nation in Distress Eds Janet Beyer and JoAnne B. Weisman

[ $6.95 ]

Discovery Ent. Ltd. Carlisle, MA. 1995. From the  Perspectives on History series- An overview of the "Crash of '29" through excerpts from interviews, magazines and news articles, letters & historic photos providing a vivd flavor of the...

A Hubert Harrison Reader Ed. Jeffrey B. Perry

[ $25.00 ]

The brilliant writer, orator, critic, and political activist Hubert Harrison (1883-1927) is one of the truly important, yet neglected, figures of early twentieth-century America. Considered “the foremost Afro-American intellect of his...

The Immigrant Experience (Hardcover)

[ $14.95 ]

Series with introductory essay by Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Chelsea House Publishers, NY. Celebrates the diverse ethnicity that created America and tells the story of specific immigrant populations, including their history, culture and...

The Immigrant Experience (Softcover)

[ $9.95 ]

Series with introductory essay by Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Chelsea House Publishers, NY. Celebrates the diverse ethnicity that created America and tells the story of specific immigrant populations, including their history, culture and...

Kids At Work: Lewis Hine & the Crusade Against Child Labor (Hardcover) Russel Freedman

[ 1994 ] [ $20.00 ]

In the early twentieth century, children were widely employed in various factories, mills, mines, and fields across the United States. Laborers as young as three years old often held jobs, and many children worked twelve hours or more a day, six...

Kids At Work: Lewis Hine & the Crusade Against Child Labor (Softcover) Russel Freedman

[ $9.95 ]

By Russel Freedman, photos by Lewis Hine. Clarion Books, NY. Poignant black & white photograhy depicting child labor in the early 20th century.

Voices of a People’s History of the Unites States Howard Zinn Anthony Arnove

[ 2004 ] [ $18.95 ]

“When I began work, five years ago, on what would become the present volume, Voices of a People’s History of the Unites States, I wanted the voices of struggle, mostly absent from our history books, to be given the place they deserve. I...

Old World Daughter, New World Mother (signed) Maria Laurino

[ 2009 ] [ $23.95 ]

In the second-generation immigrant home where Maria Laurino grew up, "independent" was a dirty word and "sacrifice" was he ideal and reality of motherhood. "Marrone!" Laurino's mother would lament, "you are getting very independent." But out in that...

The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi Les Leopold

[ 2007 ] [ $24.95 ]

In this compelling biography - The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi - author and labor expert Les Leopold recounts the life of the late Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union leader,...

Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918 Jeffrey B. Perry

[ 2009 ] [ $37.50 ]

Hubert Harrison was an immensely skilled writer, orator, educator, critic, and political activist who, more than any other political leader of his era, combined class consciousness and anti-white-supremacist race consciousness into a coherent...

Women and Unions: Forging a Partnership (signed) Dorothy S. Cobble

[ 1993 ] [ $19.99 ]

Fundamental economic and social transformations have catapulted women onto the front lines of social change. Women are the new proletariat worldwide and the contradictions women are articulating and experiencing now drive workplace reform. The needs...

A Slice of the Earth: The Story of the American Labor Museum/Botto House Historic Site Haledon, New Jersey John A. Herbst

[ 1983 ] [ $0.00 ]

Originally an article in New Jersey History (XCIX, Vols. 1 &2), A Slice of the Earth tells the story of the Botto family, the Borough of Haledon and the Silk Strike of 1913. 10"x6.75" 16p.

Life and Times in Silk City: A Photographic Essay of Paterson, Ne w Jersey John A. Herbst and Catherine Keene

[ 1984 ] [ $8.00 ]

Paterson, New Jersey was the leading production center in the United States. Here more than 24,000 workers were employed in over 300 mills at the industry's peak before the First World War and the latter advent of synthetics. Life and Times in Silk...

This is the AFL-CIO

[ 1982 ] [ $1.00 ]

A booklet published by the American Federation of Labor And Congress of Industrial Organizations detailing its organization, policies and goals. 8.5”x5.5” 24p.

Silk Legacy Richard Brawer

[ 2006 ] [ $16.00 ]

In early twentieth century Paterson, New Jersey, dashing twenty-nine year old silk industrialist, Abraham Bressler, charms naive nineteen year old Sarah Singer into marriage by making her believe he feels the same way she does about the new calling...

Spoiled Silk: The Red Mayor & The great Paterson Textile Strike George William Shea

[ 2001 ] [ $30.00 ]

Spoiled Silk is the story of two immigrants from the Rhineland, William Brueckmann and his wife, Katherine, who started a new life in the American industrial city of Paterson, New Jersey. Committed to a socialist dream, they struggled to...

Downtown Paterson June Avignone

[ 1999 ] [ $21.99 ]

It was a corporate experiment - an experiment that would later be known asPaterson,New Jersey.Home of the Great Falls, Paterson holds the distinction of being the first planned industrial center of the United States. The land of the Lenape and a few...

Landmark Guild Cookbook

[ $10.00 ]

Cokkbook featuring a reciepes from a variety of immigrant backgrounds.

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