From the archive of struggle: Rosemary Feurer’s Labor History Links

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What an amazing resource, found via Never Got Used To It.

A teachers’ corner, stuffed with stuff like this:

Women and Social Movements, 1820-1940 – A fabulous teaching resource, with some of it geared toward labor history–though most of it is now subscription-based only. Example: primary documents and lesson plans on women and labor, including the 1909-1910 New York shirtwaist strike,  Lawrence, Massachusetts textile strike of 1912, the 1938 Pecan Shellers strike in San Antonio, and much much more

Lawrence 1912: the Singing Strike

The Singing Strike and the Rebel Students: Learning from the Industrial Workers of the World

Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union: Black and White Unite?

Tenement Museum Lesson Plans including “teaching with objects” “doing oral history” “primary source activities” from elementary level to high school

Center for Working Class studies syllabus library- mostly not history, but great ideas here.

Steeltown USA: A Digital Library of Poetry, Images, and Documents – Another site “provides a variety of resources for secondary and college teachers who want to include attention to work and working-class studies in their courses.

A chronological page, with sections like this:

Labor Organization, Radicalism and Uprisings of the Early 20th century
WWI Era, Postwar Uprisings and Red Scare
1920s
Great Depression Era
World War II & Postwar Era

and timelines like these:

Today in labor history from Union Communication Services
Labor Heritage Foundation timeline
AFL-CIO Timeline of Labor History
An Eclectic List of Events in U.S. Labor History
Samuel Gompers Papers Timeline 1850-1924

Biographies, of folks like Rose Schneiderman:

Places, mainly in the US, but also Latin America.

And a lot more besides. Go feast.

From the archive of struggle

And for our regular round-up, last week saw a bumper crop from Entdinglichung. Below the fold.
*Irving Howe: Bolshevism and Democracy: on a debate between Max Shachtman and Liston Oak. (1937)

* Pietro Tresso (Blasco)Stalinism and fascism (1938) [For background on Blasco, see Revolutionary History.]
* Victor SergeThe Class Struggle in the Chinese Revolution. Five Letters (1927)
** First Letter: The Class Struggle in the Chinese Revolution (1927)
** Second Letter: The Communist Task (1927)
** Third Letter: The Strength of the Agrarian Revolution – The Red Spears (1927)
** Fourth Letter: The Outcome of an Experience of Class Collaboration (1927)
** Fifth Letter (1927)
** Bolshevism and Asia (1927)
** Canton, December 1927 (1928)
* Victor Serge: Lenin in 1917 (1924)
* Victor Serge: New Aspects of the Problem of War (1926)

* Andreu NinProblems of Power (1937)
* Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista (POUM)Maurin is Dead (1936)
* Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista (POUM): The Fight of the Proletarians Against Fascism (1936)
* Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista (POUM): Reform of Primary Education (1936)
* Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista (POUM): No Pasaran! (1936)
* Partido Obrero de Unificación Marxista (POUM): POUM’s Response to Pravda and l’Humanité (1937)

* Raymond ChallinorState Capitalism – a New Order (1948)
* Raymond Challinor: The Balance Sheet of the Labour Government (1951)
* Raymond Challinor: Looking Backwards (1980)
* Raymond Challinor: The unpopular war (1982)
* Raymond Challinor: The other war (1982)
* Raymond Challinor: Utopian Feminism (1983)
* Raymond Challinor: Women Miners (1983)
* Raymond Challinor: Uplifting thoughts for the downturn (1985)
* Raymond Challinor: The War – A lovely day tomorrow? (1985)
* Raymond Challinor: Senile socialism (1986)
* Raymond Challinor: Best of the bunch! (1986)
* Raymond Challinor: MI5 – The Hidden Hand (1987)
* Raymond Challinor: Wrong on Roberts (1991)
* Raymond Challinor: Pearl Harbour – Hostile brothers (1991)
* Raymond Challinor: No Stalinist (1993)
* Raymond Challinor: Nonsense on Stilts (1994)
* Raymond Challinor: Out of Time (1995)
* Raymond Challinor: Hidden States (1997)
* Raymond Challinor: The Underdog Comes Out on Top (1999)
* Raymond Challinor: Hitler’s Backbone was German Big Business (2000)
* Raymond Challinor: The Red Mole of History (2001)

Anarchism in Tunisia: Nicolò (Nicolantonio) Converti, 1855-1939 (2003)
* Vadim Damier: Anarcho-syndicalism in the 20th Century (2009)
* Stuart Christie: Brothers in Arms (2009)
Solidarity, Nr. 6, 1969

* Anti-Fascist Action (AFA): No Quarter – Ireland’s Anti-Fascist Magazine, Nr. 2, 2005

* Sean Matgamna: WE, WHO ARE A Credo for the Godless (1998)

For and against a platform in the House of Commons: discussion at the founding congress of the Communist Party of Great Britain (1920)
* Valeriano Orobón Fernández: Panaït Istrati. Landstreicher, Selbstmörder und Dichter (1929)
* Amadeo Bordiga: Mord an den Toten (1951)
* Karl Radek: Zur Taktik des Kommunismus : ein Schreiben an den Oktober-Parteitag der K.P.D. (1919)
* Mansoor Hekmat: Nos différences [2] (1989)
* Karl Roche: Die Gerechtigkeit gegenüber der organisierten Indifferenz (1906)
* Züricher Gruppe der Anarchistischen Internationale: Das „Rote Buch“ über die politik der Völker im Kriege. Ein Aufruf an Arbeiter, Arbeiterinnen und Soldaten aller Länder (1917)
KAMPF! – Unabhängiges Organ für Anarchismus und Syndikalismus (1912-1914, nun komplett online)

I haven’t had time to look at this week’s offering, which I will include in my next round-up.

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  1. great link, teachers’ class plans/materials (and the teachers who use them) are the front line. “to be really famous, you must be in the high school textbooks,” said an old professor of mine.

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