The Growth of the American Labor Movement. Philip Dray: Labor Historian. The Changing American Labor Force. National Labor Union. The National Labor Union ( NLU ) was the first national labor federation in the United States.
“Tools” of Management
“Tools” of Labor
Terence V. Powderly
An injury to one is the concern of all!
McCormick Harvesting Machine Co.
Homestead Steel Strike (1892)
Homestead Steel Works
Union: The Amalgamated Association of Iron & Steel Workers
A Pullman porter
Government by injunction!
Conservative Presidents of the Gilded Age turn their backs on labor, using federal power to support big business.
Eugene V. Debs
LABOR PARTY OF THE SOCIALISTS
unions + violence + strikes + socialists + immigrants = anarchists