Labor Archives & Research Center
"Few regions can rival the rich, lively labor history of the San Francisco Bay Area. This history is preserved in primary source and vintage history materials at the Labor Archives and Research Center. Founded in 1985 by trade union leaders, historians, labor activists and university administrators, the Labor Archives is a unit of the J. Paul Leonard Library at San Francisco State University." Located at 1630 Holloway Ave., Room 460, San Francisco CA 94132. 415-405-5571.
The Labor Heritage Foundation
The Labor Heritage Foundation works to strengthen the labor movement through music and the arts. This site includes a directory of artists and musicians, history, songs, tips on creative organizing and a calendar of of labor cultural events.
Used with permission from Gary Huck
New York City Central Labor Council
The New York City Central Labor Council is a chartered body of the AFL-CIO, bringing together nearly 400 local unions from every trade, occupation, public and private sectors of the New York economy. We represent more than one million workers, including teachers, truck drivers, sewing machine operators, train operators, dock workers, doctors, nurses, orderlies, construction workers, cooks, janitors, and jazz musicians.
AFL-CIO National Web Site
The American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) web site provides a vast array of information about today's unions, joining a union, and the Working Families agenda.
New York State AFL-CIO
The New York State AFL-CIO represents more than 2.5 million members whose occupations are as diverse as the Empire State itself. Its web site provides information about the NYS AFL-CIO's activities, labor councils, and much more.
NYU Labor Archives
The NYU Tamiment Institute Library & Wagner Labor Archives is a research collection documenting the history of American radicalism and labor from the late 19th century to the present.
Bread and Roses
Bread and Roses was founded in 1979 as a cultural resource for union members and students in New York City who would otherwise have little access to the arts.
Labor Arts is a virtual museum; we gather, identify and display images of the cultural artifacts of working people and their organizations. Our mission is to present powerful images that help us understand the past and present lives of working people.
NYCOSH, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, is a non-profit coalition of 200 local unions and more than 400 individual workers, physicians, lawyers and other health and safety activists - all dedicated to the right of every worker to a safe and healthful job.