CIO

Sit-down strikes by women in 1937 - Ivan Greenberg

Cigar makers on sitdown strike, Detroit 1937

A short account of women workers' participation in the sit down strike wave which swept the US in 1937.

Immigrant women beat cigar company bosses - Martha Grevatt

Striking cigar workers march, 1937

A short history of the wave of sitdown strikes by predominantly Polish women cigar makers in Detroit in 1937.

The CIO (1935-1955) - Robert H. Zieger

A comprehensive, if institutional, history of the CIO, an American federation of industrial unions that organized many of the mass industries in the United States during the 1930s-1950s.

The CIO's left-led unions, edited by Steve Rosswurm

A collection edited by Steve Rosswurm of the CIO's unions's that had radical left leadership.

How the UAW grew - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson on the growth of the United Automobile Workers.

Wildcat strike: a study in worker-management relationships - Alvin W. Gouldner

A study by Alvin W. Gouldner of a wildcat strike.

Vanguard (Vol. 4, No. 4, July 1938)

The July 1938 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Emma Goldman, Senex and Abraham Blecher.

Vanguard (Vol. 4, No. 2, February 1938)

The February 1938 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Senex, Joseph Zack Kornfeder and Arnold Roller.

Vanguard (Vol. 3, No. 8, August 1937)

The August 1937 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Rudolf Rocker, Sam Dolgoff, Gregori Maximov and Pierre Besnard.

Vanguard (Vol. 3, No. 7, June 1937)

The June 1937 issue of Vanguard, an anarchist journal published out of New York, with articles by Gregori Maximov, Sidney Solomon, Augustin Souchy, Camillo Berneri and Max Nomad.