Bruce and Dorothy (Abts) Mohler were two remarkable people who each contributed a lifetime of humanitarian service in regard to the crucial issues of immigration (Bruce) and charity (Dorothy). In addition to this legacy of service, they not only left their aforementioned archival papers but also a stupendous financial bequest to the Catholic U. Archives in Washinton, D.C., to collect and safeguard archival collections promoting the study of American Catholic history, including immigration, labor, and social work. For more see
Welcome to H-Labor, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-labor is particularly interested in fostering international discussion and colaboration on labor history topics. It also recognizes that teaching the history of workers entails maintaining some knowledge of working people and their unions today.
What the Heck is a Labor Priest? From The Archivist's Nook by Dr. Maria Mazzenga.
2017 Business History Conference Annual Meeting
Denver, Colorado, March 30-April 1, 2017
Civilizations is the theme of the 2017 Business History Conference meeting. From the House of Medici to Japan, Inc., business and commerce have shaped society and public life. Eighteenth-century social theorists such as Montesquieu and Smith described the “civilizing” process of long-distance trade networks in agricultural staples and luxury goods in the transition from feudalism to commercialism.
The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded in July, 2016. Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31th. The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.
Carol Ressler Lockman
Manager, Hagley Center
PO Box 3630
Wilmington DE 19807
See the blog post, What the Heck is a Labor Priest?, by my colleague, Dr. Maria Mazzenga, on the history of American Catholic priests involved with the labor movement, based on records held at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
W. J. Shepherd