Labor Culture
"Any union organizer who wants to win has to be tuned in to culture"
- Barbara Ehrenreich, featured speaker at the Not Bread Alone exhibit, SEIU 1199.


personal projects


Poster celebrates 100 years of struggle for worker health and safety

"Use the union label"

article in California Teacher



Sidewalk Contractor Stamps


Proposal for Inclusion of Union Labels
in Bibliographic and Archival Cataloging


Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival

David Winters (1949-2014), WWLHF founder and comrade, sings original lyrics to the Bert Kaempfert melody at 2001 AFL-CIO Convention in Las Vegas


At Work: The Art of California Labor

Other labor culture

LaborFest
An annual labor media gathering produced by an independent committee of
unionists, teachers, & cultural workers.

Inkworks Press
Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival's
2004 "Labor Arts" Award
recipient

"Step by step, the longest march,
can be won..."
-poem from cover of the constitution of the American Miners' Association, 1864. This image from a book published by Edward A. Wieck, 1940, scanned and cleaned up by Lincoln Cushing.
Listen
to Jackson Browne singing it...

academic projects

Agitate! Educate! Organize!
American Labor Posters
Cornell University Press, 2009


Institute of Industrial Relations
Labor Culture Research Guide


Institute of Industrial Relations
Labor Photo Gallery


Database of American Labor Graphics
American labor graphics bibliography


East Bay Labor Journal
sample articles of Bay Area labor history

Proposal to include
"Labor Organization Representative "
in U.S. Department of Labor
occupational titles

from the UC archives-
"Academia's J.P. Stevens:
The University of California,"
Labor Center Reporter, 1986

and for fun...an organizer's fantasy rant (audiofile)

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