Lectures > Charles Postel
OUSD Teaching American History Grant, Summer Institute, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, California, Wednesday, June 18, 2003


“Labor History and the Struggle for Democracy”    
Charles Postel, Department of History
California State University, Sacramento link

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Web Resources
* Links active as of January 2004
  • Biography of John L. Lewis
    http://www.umwa.org/history/jll1.shtml

  • San Francisco Longshoremen's Strike 1934
    http://www.sfmuseum.net/hist/thursday.html

  • Photographs from 1934 International Longshoremen's Association and General Strike
    http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/tf7d5nb8zx/scopecontent/116444

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

  • Sidewalk memorial in chalk for two people killed in San Francisco confrontation
    http://teachingamericanhistory.us/photos/photo_7_11/memorial.html

  • Remembering the Flint Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937
    http://www.historicalvoices.org/flint/

  • Sit-Down : A brief history of the Flint sit-down strike.
    http://www.reuther.wayne.edu/exhibits/sitdown.html

  • Massacre at Republic Steel, Chicago, May 30, 1937
    http://www.trussel.com/hf/memorial.htm

  • “The Man . . . Died on My Lap”: One Women Recalls the Memorial Day Massacre of 1937
    http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/138/

  • “Right After That They Walked Out”: Alice Wolfson Recalls the Origins of the CIO
    http://historymatters.gmu.edu/d/130/

  • Golden Lands, Working Hands: California Labor History
    http://laborcenter.berkeley.edu/scholarship/resources.html#golden

  • UNFAIR ADVANTAGE Workers' Freedom of Association in the United States
    under International Human Rights Standards
    http://www.hrw.org/reports/2000/uslabor/