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A. Philip Randolph Exhibit
The career of labor union and civil rights leader Randolph in text and photos; exhibit mounted by Meany Archives.
The Emma Goldman Papers
A digital library of documents, photographs, selected writings, and other materials related to the life and work of
the famous anarchist and feminist. An extensive, wonderful site.
Freedom of Information Act – Famous People
This site makes available the full text of FBI files, obtained through the FOIA, on John L. Lewis, Cesar Chavez, and
others. (files in Adobe Acrobat)
John L. Lewis Portrait Gallery
Online picture gallery of the UMWA leader.
Lucy Parsons: Woman of Will
Biography (mainly text) of the 19th century anarchist and labor organizer; part of the Boston IWW site.
Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones) - FemBio
Mother Jones was active in the United Mine Workers and a founding member of the International Workers of the World (Wobblies). Here is a page-long biography of her by Sarah K. Horsley, part of the FemBio database.
The Samuel Gompers Papers
The web counterpart to a long-term project dedicated to publishing primary documents on working-class history.
Includes a biography of Gompers, quotes, timeline, photo gallery, digital copies of letters and newspaper articles.
Spartacus Encylopedia : U.S. Labor Leaders
This British Internet Encyclopedia has biographical material on over 45 U.S. labor figures. Biographies vary in
length; some include excerpts from speeches and writings.
Yahoo Directory: Labor Leaders
Links to web pages about significant labor leaders, including Harry Bridges, Joe Hill, Mother Jones, Cesar Chavez.
The Autobiography of Mother Jones - LibriVox
The Autobiography of Mother Jones is in the public domain, so it is available free on the Internet. This website offers audiofiles of a reading of the book, plus links to text files.