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Moments in New Haven Labor History, by
Neil HoganNeil Hogan is a former columnist for the
New Haven Register and is a member of the GNHLHA. The paperback book describes some of the
important milestones in the struggles and achievements of laboring men and
women in our city and state. Labor Almanac: New Haven's Unions in the 1990's, Frank R. Annunziato, ed.Published in 1995 by the GNHLHA collaboratively with the Greater New Haven Central
Labor Council and the AFL-CIO
Augusta Lewis Troup: Worker, Activist, AdvocateRead it online!
Award-winning booklet produced by the GNHLHA and printed by
the Print Shop at Wilbur L. Cross High School in New Haven. Detailing
the life and contibutions of August Lewis Troup, the Booklet comes
highly praised by the CT League of History.
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Kate., "Lessons of a Different Sort: The New Haven Teachers' Strike of
1975," unpublished student paper, April 1997.
Frank R., "'Elevating Us to that Standard of Honesty, Respect, and
Sobriety that we Once Held..." The New Haven Strike Wave of 1886,'"
unpublished paper, n.d.
Mackenzie, "The Cold War Comes to New Haven: A Case Study of the Raids
Against United Electrical Workers Local v243, 1947-1995," Senior Essay in
History, April 2001 (unpublished.)
Bridges, Lonnie Hailey, and Joelle Fishman, eds., "The UE Struggle for
Workers' Rights at Circuitwise," 1991. This is a booklet which contains
articles written by the editors and others for the PEOPLE'S DAILY WORLD covering
the fourteen month strike and its aftermath.
Gillette, "The World of the Carriage Workers: New Haven, 1886,"
unpublished student paper, May, 1981.
Carriages & Clocks, Corsets & Locks, The Rise and Fall of an Industrial City.
Editors: Preston Maynard & Marjorie Noyes!
Lockheart and Diane Westerback, coordinators, "Walking the Line: Students
and the Workers Struggle at Yale," 1978. This booklet was written by
members and friends of the students and friends of the Student Strike Support
Committee "to record our impressions of the 1977 strike at Yale and, at
the same time, to add another chapter to the history of student activism at
Riccio, Anthony, "The Italian American Experience in New Haven" Images and Oral Histories, SUNY Press, July 2006.
Rondinone, Troy, “The
Persistence of Republicanism: Class War Talk, American Style” with Graham
Cassano, in Labor Studies Journal (May 2009)
Rondinone, Troy, “Guarding the Switch: Cultivating Nationalism During the
Pullman Strike” in Journal of the Gilded
Age and Progressive Era (Jan 2009)
Rondinone, Troy, “History Repeats Itself”: The Civil War and the Meaning of
Labor Conflict in the Late 19th Century” in American Quarterly (June 2007)
Rondinone, Troy, The Great Industrial War: Framing Class
Conflict in America, 1865-1950 (Rutgers University Press, 2010)
Rondinone, Troy, “The Invasion
from Bentonville: Wal-Mart Comes to Connecticut” in Connecticut History (Fall 2006)
Rondinone, Troy, “Teaching Wal-Mart: Making Sense of a Global Corporation in
a Small State” in Connecticut History
Nicholas, "The Origins of Organized Progressive Teacher Power within the
New Haven Federation of Teachers," unpublished student paper, April, 2004.
Joseph, "A Toolmaker's Memoir: My Experiences at Sargeant & Company,
1946-1952," unpublished paper, 1999.
GNHLHA Recommended Bibliography
Printed resources applicable to labor history
Frank R., ed. Labor Almanac: New Haven's Unions in the 1990s. New Haven:
Greater New Haven Labor History Association, 1995.
Frank R., "'Made in New Haven': Unionization and the Shaping of a Clothing
Workers' Community," Labor's Heritage 4 (Winter 1992), 20-33.
Craig, Chris Lowe, Kathryn Oberdeck, and Ian Robinson for the Yale Labor
Support Group Research Committee, "Organizing Yale: A Historical Sketch of
Unions and Labor-Management Relations at the University."
Early, Steven, "Embedded With Organized Labor" (2009).
Deborah, "Labor and the Left: The Limits of Acceptable Dissent at Yale
University, 1920s to 1950s," Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University, 1995
Jonathon H. "Inside Contracting at the Sargent Hardware Company: A Case
Study of a Factory in Transition at the Turn of the Century." Theory
and Society Vol 17 p. 159-177 (1988).
Toni, Isaac, Gary, Letwin, Daniel, and McKivigan, Jack. The Yale Strike of
1984-85 (Chicago: Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company), 1987
Herbert. "Yale Blue: Unionization at Yale University, 1931-1985."
Labor History 28 (Summer 1987): 349-369.
Saul. My Life and Struggle for a Better World: a world without exploitation
of man by man without war, without discrimination of race, religion or
nationality. [New Haven?]: Saul Kreas and Joelle Fishman, 1977.
Mark J. Saving New Haven: John W. Murphy Faces the Crisis of the Great
Depression. New Haven: Fine Arts Publications, 1988.
Marta. A Brief History of the Connecticut Labor Movement. Storrs, CT:
University of Connecticut Labor Education Center, n.d. 
Bruce B. "The Palmer Raids in CT: 1919-1920." Connecticut Review 5
(October 1971): 53-69
of Connecticut. Report of the Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Sometimes
called the Connecticut Labor Bulletin--1908, 1909, 1911-and Connecticut
Labor Report--1911-12, 1913-14, 1915-16.) Annual and biannual volumes, 1874 to
Paul. "Jewish Immigrant Radicalism in Early 20th Century New Haven."
A talk delivered to the New Haven Jewish Historical Society on December 1,