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.

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CFP: Advertising & Society Quarterly: Pieces on advertising in society, especially digital advertising

CFP: Advertising & Society Quarterly: Pieces on advertising in society, especially digital advertising

In 2017, publication begins for Advertising & Society Quarterly (ASQ). It is the successor to Advertising & Society Review. The journal studies the place of advertising in society, culture, history, and the economy. ASQ seeks interdisciplinary pieces written in a clear, accessible style for academics, students, and the industry.

Hagley Museum and Library Research Fellowships

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

Linna Bresette Tended the Fields of Social Justice

Kansas native Linna Bresette was a minority and women's worker advocate. She served as the field secretary of the Catholic Social Action Department, 1921-1951, where she compiled a landmark 1928 social study on Mexican workers in the U.S. For more, please see


W. J. Shepherd, Associate Archivist, CUA-http://libraries.cua.edu/staff/shepherw/