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.

Looking to join LAWCHA panel


If you already have a panel for LAWCHA 2021, but could use another paper, here are some things I could contribute. I am organizing another panel, so I will be there either way.

I study the Kansas City labor movement of the 1910s, which included a wartime general strike. Some themes are solidarity across gender/race, organizational networks, political cultures, cross-class collaborations, etc. Some key sectors were meatpacking, transit, and commercial laundries. I could also talk about teachers, or a prison reform movement.

Take care,