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Growth of the Labor Movement


For information on historical figures from this time period(Samuel Gompers, Eugene Debs, Mother Jones) please use the Biography in Context database found on the library home page under the database tab.

American Federation of Labor
"American Federation of Labor (AFL)." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Collective Bargaining
"Collective Bargaining." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Excerpt from The Outlook for Socialism in the United States(Debs)
Debs, Eugene V. "Excerpt from The Outlook for Socialism in the United States." World War I and the Jazz Age. Woodbridge, CT: Primary Source Media, 1999. American Journey. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Haymarket Riot
"Haymarket Riots." Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources. Ed. K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner. Detroit: Gale, 2006. 252-254. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Homestead Lockout(Carnegie US Steel)
Rees, Jonathan. "Homestead Lockout." St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide. Ed. Neil Schlager. Vol. 1. Detroit: St. James Press, 2004. 431-435.Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Industrial Workers of the World
Paulson, Linda Dailey. "Industrial Workers of the World." St. James Encyclopedia of Labor History Worldwide. Ed. Neil Schlager. Vol. 1. Detroit: St. James Press, 2004. 453-458. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Lockout
McLeod, Jonathan W. "Lockout." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 5. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 141-142. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Manifesto of the Industrial Workers of the World
"Manifesto of the Industrial Workers of the World." American Decades Primary Sources. Ed. Cynthia Rose. Vol. 1: 1900-1909. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 84-88. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Pullman Strike
Reiff, Janice L. "Pullman Strike." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 6. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 549-550. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Scab
Harlow, Alvin F. "Scab." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 7. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 259-260. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.

Socialism
"Socialism." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Detroit: Gale, 1999. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.
Strikes
Dynan, Linda. "Strikes." Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley I. Kutler. 3rd ed. Vol. 7. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 555-560. Gale U.S. History In Context. Web. 17 Nov. 2011.