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OUSD Teaching American History Grant III
March 16, 2010

"Politics of Labor in the 1930s"
Steve Leiken
Department of History
San Francisco State University

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Other links
* Links active as of March 2010

  • Text of the National Industrial Recovery Act
    http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=66

  • National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Industrial_Recovery_Act

  • 1934 West Coast waterfront strike
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1934_West_Coast_waterfront_strike

  • San Francisco General Strike of 1934 photographic collections, via Calisphere, California Digital Library
    http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/browse
    /keyword/general+strike+1934


  • San Francisco News' coverage of ?Bloody Thursday? and the General Strike ? 1934
    http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist/thursday.html

  • 75th Anniversary of San Francisco General Strike
    http://www.sfgeneralstrike.org/

  • Videos of the 1934 Waterfront strike in San Francisco
    http://www.archive.org/details/ssfGNSTRIK1

  • The Big Strike: A Journalist Describes the 1934 San Francisco Strike
    http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/124/

  • Charles Postel Lecture: "Labor History"
    (OUSD TAHG Summer Institute, June, 2003)
    http://teachingamericanhistory.us/tah_1
    /speakers/postel.htm


  • San Francisco General Strike > Video footage & narration.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dku-MFnIxaU

  • Labor Archives & Research Center Newsletter
    http://www.library.sfsu.edu/about/depts/larc-newsletter.html

  • Labor Archives and Research Center
    http://www.library.sfsu.edu/about/depts/larc.php