IUAW

Organizing "wall-to-wall": the Independent Union of All Workers (1933-1937) - Peter Rachleff

A history by Peter Rachleff of the Independent Union of All Workers (IUAW), a militant, industrial union formed in the meat packing plants of Minnesota in the 1930s.

What is “Alternative Unionism”? - Staughton Lynd

An article by Staughton Lynd about the militant unionism of the 1930s.

"We were the poor people": The Hormel strike of 1933 - Larry D. Engelmann

An article by Larry D. Engelmann about the 1933 Hormel strike, organized by the IWW-influenced Independent Union of All Workers (IUAW).

"We are all leaders": a symposium on a collection of essays dealing with alternative unionism in the early 1930s

A collection of reviews and commentary on Staughton Lynd's book of 1930s labor history.