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Research Note: Historiography and Primary Sources

Talking about our historiography and primary sources is interesting. Initially, our group was orientated towards an analysis of South African Labor Union resistance against Apartheid. However, given the sources that we were working with at the Reuther Labor Library, we decided to change our focus. 503 more words

Featured labor-related item: "Rodo kyoyaku to dantai kosho"

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection. 217 more words

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Member of the Week: Monica Perales

Monica Perales

Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for Public History

University of Houston

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Describe your current research. What about it drew your interest?  724 more words

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The Labor Movement and Film, Part 2: “For the Union Makes Us Strong”

Let’s continue on the journey of exploring the Labor History Collections films that are featured in the “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America” exhibit! 1,060 more words

Hornbake Library

The Labor Movement and Film, Part 1: “For the Union Makes Us Strong”

There are many films that allow you to actually see and hear events from history at University of Maryland Special Collections and University Archives. For the Labor History Archives exhibit, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” the labor history archives team wanted you to have the ability to experience these historical events. 1,188 more words

Hornbake Library

Curator’s Choice: Favorite Item in the Labor History Exhibit

For the past year I have helped co-curate the Labor History Collections exhibit, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America.” It has been an exciting and rewarding experience that has taught me so much about the vast history of the labor movement. 566 more words

Hornbake Library

What does the automobile mean for Ghana? "Ghana on the Go" by Dr. Jennifer Hart.

If there is one lesson to be imparted from Dr. Jennifer Hart’s Ghana on the Go, it is that you cannot talk about Ghana in the 20th century without talking about the effect the automobile and the increased possibilities for mobile Ghanaians to work in the new economies. 515 more words