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New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment radio segment on Seattle labor, peace, feminist activist Irene Hulllaborarch10

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:14:37 +0000

  The latest episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s regular segment on the KSVR radio show We Do the Work is now streaming online via KSVR and Public Radio International’s Exchange. Irene Hull (1913-2011) was a working woman, labor leader, communist, and a peace activist. A shipyard worker in World War II, Hull pushed … Continue reading New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment radio segment on Seattle labor, peace, feminist activist Irene Hull(image)


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New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment on journalist and activist Anna Louise Stronglaborarch10

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:45:27 +0000

The latest episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s regular segment on the KSVR radio show We Do the Work is now streaming online via KSVR and Public Radio International’s Exchange. This ‘Learn Yourself’ will focus on Anna Louise Strong, a 20th-century American journalist, activist, and supporter of the labor movement who participated in the … Continue reading New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment on journalist and activist Anna Louise Strong(image)


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New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio show on women’s labor history, “Women in the Trades” exhibitlaborarch10

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:08:25 +0000

The latest episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s regular segment on the KSVR radio show We Do the Work is now streaming online via KSVR and Public Radio International’s Exchange. This ‘Learn Yourself’ will be about the women’s labor history, woman workers and leaders. In this segment, special guest Assistant Labor Archivist Crystal Rodgers … Continue reading New episode of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio show on women’s labor history, “Women in the Trades” exhibit(image)


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New episodes of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio show on Pablo O’Higgins Mural, UW Student Activists, and Ship Scalers Union now streaming onlinelaborarch10

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:32:00 +0000

The latest episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s regular segment on the KSVR radio show We Do the Work is now streaming online via KSVR and Public Radio International’s Exchange. This ‘Learn Yourself’ will be about the Ship Scalers Union, UW student activists, and the Pablo O’Higgins mural “The Struggle Against Racial Discrimination”, which … Continue reading New episodes of Labor Archives of Washington’s radio show on Pablo O’Higgins Mural, UW Student Activists, and Ship Scalers Union now streaming online(image)


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Latest Episode of Labor Archives’ TV Segment Focuses on Intersection of Labor, Civil Rights, and Artlaborarch10LaborArchives_banner header final SMALLERimages

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:02:57 +0000

In Fall 2016, the Labor Archives of Washington, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, launched a 10-episode segment on UW360, a University of Washington television program.  These stories, which highlight LAW’s collections and researchers, air on KOMO, UWTV, and are available on various online media channels thereafter.  Each segment in designed to highlight the collections … Continue reading Latest Episode of Labor Archives’ TV Segment Focuses on Intersection of Labor, Civil Rights, and Art(image)


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New Digital Collection: The Richard V. Correll prints and papersrodgercrRichard_V_Correll_in_studio_1953 (1)Fire_Hose.jpgsizelaborarchivists_wslc-conventionDivers_1986

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 21:46:15 +0000

  The Labor Archives of Washington is excited to announce that the prints and papers of famous West Coast artist, Richard V. Correll, are now viewable (almost) in its entirety, on the UW Libraries Digital Collections site! Consisting primarily of original artwork created by Correll, including a variety of prints, original drawings, and paintings, the … Continue reading New Digital Collection: The Richard V. Correll prints and papers(image)


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“Past Forward”: Labor Archives latest exhibit on display at the LERC!rodgercrrachel-exhibitrachel exhibit 3

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:42:40 +0000

The exhibit I curated for the Harry Bridges Labor Center for Labor Studies and the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center partnership is titled Past Forward: Snapshots of Social Justice Labor Organizing and looks at ten moments throughout the history of labor organizing in the Pacific Northwest. Organized around four progressive issues, the exhibit covers … Continue reading “Past Forward”: Labor Archives latest exhibit on display at the LERC!(image)


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The Wonderful World of Pop-Up BooksgwesleynelsonWehr_Wizard of Oz resizeKubasta_center reduxKubasta_right reduxJolly_Moving Day reduxJolly_Mothers Day redux20170620_124018Dean and sons 2Dean and sons 4Riding Hood cover resize 1Red redux 1Red_back redux

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 22:48:19 +0000

Dr. Michelle H. Martin, the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services in UW’s Information School, taught an elective this spring, The History of Children’s and Young Adult Literature (LIS 598) and asked her students to contribute to the Special Collections blog as a class assignment. Because this class made extensive use of the … Continue reading The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books(image)


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New episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment on the WTO Protests in Seattle airs May 30; streaming online thereafterlaborarch10

Wed, 24 May 2017 20:06:57 +0000

The latest episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s regular segment on the KSVR radio show We Do the Work will air May 30 and stream online via KSVR and Public Radio International’s Exchange thereafter. This “Learn Yourself” will be about the World Trade Organization Protests in Seattle in 1999. The so-called “Battle of Seattle” … Continue reading New episode of the Labor Archives of Washington’s radio segment on the WTO Protests in Seattle airs May 30; streaming online thereafter(image)


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“Putting History to Work: The Labor Archives of Washington as a Model for Forging Stronger Connections between Labor and the Academy”laborarch10

Tue, 23 May 2017 22:36:27 +0000

Recently published article by Labor Archivist Conor Casey from the Labor and Working Class History Association’s journal, Labor: “Putting History to Work: The Labor Archives of Washington as a Model for Forging Stronger Connections between Labor and the Academy” Putting History to Work: The Labor Archives of Washington as a Model for Forging Stronger Connections … Continue reading “Putting History to Work: The Labor Archives of Washington as a Model for Forging Stronger Connections between Labor and the Academy”(image)


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