Labor Studies & Work

Temple University Press has been known for publishing significant titles in labor studies. Given this long history, many of these titles have gone out of print. Thanks to a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Press, in collaboration with Temple University Libraries, has reissued 30 outstanding labor studies books in PDF, EPUB, and MOBI formats and made them freely available online. Chosen by an advisory board of scholars, labor studies experts, publishers, and librarians, each book contains a new foreword by a prominent scholar, reflecting on the content and placing it in historical context.

A Needle, a Bobbin, a Strike
A Needle, a Bobbin, a Strike
Women Needleworkers in America
Edited by Joan M. Jensen and Sue Davidson

Alone in a Crowd
Alone in a Crowd
Women in the Trades Tell Their Stories
Jean Reith Schroedel

Domesticity and Dirt
Domesticity and Dirt
Housewives and Domestic Servants in the United States, 1920-1945
Phyllis Palmer

From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers
From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers
The Social Ecology of an Industrial Union, 1869-1897
Harold W. Aurand

Immigrant Workers in Industrial France
Immigrant Workers in Industrial France
The Making of a New Laboring Class
Gary S. Cross

Labor Education for Women Workers

Labor Education for Women Workers

Edited by Barbara Mayer Wertheimer

Liberalism at Work
Liberalism at Work
The Rise and Fall of OSHA
Charles Noble

Mary Heaton Vorse
Mary Heaton Vorse
The Life of an American Insurgent
Dee Garrison

On Strike at Hormel
On Strike at Hormel
The Struggle for a Democratic Labor Movement
Hardy Green

Sisterhood and Solidarity
Sisterhood and Solidarity
Workers’ Education for Women, 1914-1984
Edited by Joyce L. Kornbluh and Mary Frederickson

Sisterhood Denied
Sisterhood Denied
Race, Gender, and Class in a New South Community
Dolores E. Janiewski

The American Perception of Class

The American Perception of Class

Reeve Vanneman and Lynn Weber Cannon

The Black Worker, Volume 1
The Black Worker, Volume 1
The Black Worker to 1896
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 2
The Black Worker, Volume 2
The Black Worker During the Era of the National Labor Union
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 3
The Black Worker, Volume 3
The Black Worker During the Era of the Knights of Labor
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 4
The Black Worker, Volume 4
The Black Worker During the Era of the American Federation of Labor and the Railroad Brotherhoods
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 5
The Black Worker, Volume 5
The Black Worker from 1900 to 1919
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 6
The Black Worker, Volume 6
The Era of Post-War Prosperity and the Great Depression, 1920-1936
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 7
The Black Worker, Volume 7
The Black Worker from the Founding of the CIO to the AFL-CIO Merger, 1936-1955
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Black Worker, Volume 8
The Black Worker, Volume 8
The Black Worker Since the AFL-CIO Merger, 1955-1980
Edited by Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis

The Crisis of American Labor
The Crisis of American Labor
Operation Dixie and the Defeat of the CIO
Barbara S. Griffith

The Early Colombian Labor Movement
The Early Colombian Labor Movement
Artisans and Politics in Bogota, 1832-1919
David Sowell

The Process of Occupational Sex-Typing
The Process of Occupational Sex-Typing
The Feminization of Clerical Labor in Great Britain
Samuel Cohn

With Our Hands
With Our Hands
The Story of Carpenters in Massachusetts
Mark Erlich with the Research Assistance of David Goldberg

Woman's Place Is at the Typewriter
Woman’s Place Is at the Typewriter
Office Work and Office Workers, 1870-1930
Margery W. Davies

Work, Community, and Power
Work, Community, and Power
The Experience of Labor in Europe and America, 1900-1925
Edited by James E. Cronin and Carmen Sirianni

Workers' Struggles, Past and Present
Workers’ Struggles, Past and Present
A “Radical America” Reader
Edited by James Green

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