Labor Day Background Info - U.S. Department of Labor
- "Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country." (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
- Learn more: founder, first observance, legislation, etc.
- News, photos, and other resources.
Labor Movement Info - Library Resources
Here's a few works about America's labor movement and information about how to locate them in the library's collections.
- Chapters in the History of Organized Labor in Texas
- Call Number HD6517.T4 A65 2006 ~ Special Collections (lower level)
- Covering for the Bosses: labor and the Southern Press
- Call Number PN4888.L27 A85 2008 ~ General Stacks (upper level)
- Historical Encyclopedia of American Labor
- Call Number HD8066.H57 2004 ~ online book (use NTNET login)
- Living the Revolution: Italian Women's Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945
- Call Number HQ1439.N6 G84 2010 ~ General Stacks (upper level)
- Reorganizing the Rust Belt: An Inside Study of the American Labor Movement
- Call Number HD6515.S45 L67 1004 ~ online book (use NTNET login)
- She Was One of Us: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker
- Call Number E807.1.R48 O34 2010 ~ General Stacks (upper level)
- The Sex of Class: Women Transforming American Labor
- Call Number HD6079.2 U5 S49 2007 ~ General Stacks (upper level)
- Three Strikes: Miners, Musicians, Salesgirls, and the Fighting Spirit of Labor's Last Century
- Call Number HD5324.Z56 2002 ~ online book (use NTNET login)
- Use your NTNET login to open the book if you're off-campus.
Locate More Information and Get Assistance
You can locate many more works about America's workforce and various labor movements in the library's collections:
- Use the library catalog to locate them.
- Search terms = labor movement
- Choose the Subject field in the dropdown menu.
- Need assistance?
Have a safe Labor Day weekend and enjoy your holiday on Monday.