Camille Guérin-Gonzales, activist and scholar of labor, working-class, latino/a, and immigration history, died February 24, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. We are all poorer for her loss. A founding member of LAWCHA, she served on the LAWCHA Board, and was a stalwart member of the Ad Hoc Committee on Labor History Landmarks (aka "The Ludlow Committee") and was instrumental in getting the Ludlow Massacre site declared a National Historic Landmark. A native of northern New Mexico who traced one branch of her family there back 17 generations, she brought the insistent historical voice of Latino
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.
I'm glad to learn of Jacob Zumoff's book, which relates to the experience of one of the major characters in, and resources for, my Erie Electrical Workers Fight for Industrial Democracy at GE (forthcoming from Monthly Review Press).
Thursday March 5th -
Penal Knowledge, Reform and Comparative Regimes, 4:00-6:00pm
Chair: Caroline Elkins, Professor, Department of History and African and African American Studies
“Lemos Britto and Prison Reform in Brazil”
Marcos Bretas, Professor, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The Graphic History Collective (GHC) is pleased to announce the online publication of a new comic on the 1935 miners' strike that occurred in Corbin, British Columbia, Canada:
I wanted to make the list aware of an upcoming event in New York City.