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Labor movement

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

International Labour Organisation Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Switzerland-International Labour Organisation

The International Labour Organization was established in Geneva in 1919 at the end of the First World War, during the Peace Conference that convened at Paris and Versailles. Its aim was to promote the welfare of workers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-1941, 1998

Philadelphia Workers’ Organizing Committee publications

Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-022

Five publications by the Philadelphia Workers' Organizing Committee, The Philadelphia Workers’ Organizing Committee (PWOC) was a local anti-revisionist and anti-dogmatist New Communist group founded in 1971 by Marxist-Leninists. The publications deal with party building, political action, trade unions, and Black liberation.

Dates: 1975-1979

Swarthmore Living Wage and Democracy Campaign records

Identifier: SFHL-RG6-P006
Overview The Swarthmore Living Wage and Democracy Campaign (SLW&DC), composed primarily of students with participation of staff and faculty, lobbiyed for a comprehensive living wage on campus and for greater transparency in the College's decision-making. SLW&DC formed in 2000 wound down in 2004 after the Board of Managers passed a proposal that met most of their demands. This collection was assembled by Kae Kalwaic, a staff member in the Education Department at Swarthmore from 1993-2017, who...
Dates: 1970 - 2016

Universal Peace Union Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-038

The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.

Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1867-1923; Majority of material found within 1938