Resource list


1. Seeger, Pete and Bob Reiser. Carry It On. Simon & Schuster, 1985.
2. Lomax, Alan and Woodie Guthrie. Hard Hitting Songs for Hard Hit People. New York: Oak Publications, 1967.
3. Wenner, Hilda and Elizabeth Frelicher, eds. Here’s to the Women. Syracuse University Press, 1987.
4. People Songs, Inc. The People’s Song Book. New York: Boni and Gaer, 1948.
5. Blood, Peter, ed. Rise Up Singing. Sing Out Corporation, 1988.
6. Silber, Irwin. Lift Every Voice. New York: Oak Publications, 1953.
7. Alloy, Evelyn. Working Women’s Music. New England Free Press, 1978.
8. AFL/CIO Department of Education. Songs for Labor. Washington, D.C.: 1993.
9. Industrial Workers of the World. IWW Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent.


1. Attaway, William. Blood on the Forge. New York: Doubleday, 1941.
2. Bales, Kevin. Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.
3. Ball, Edward. Slaves in the Family. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
4. Boyer, Richard O. and Herbert M. Morais. Labor’s Untold Story. New York: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, 1955.
5. Byerly, Victoria. Hard Times Cotton Mill Girls. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 1986.
6. Cobble, Dorothy Sue, ed. Women and Unions. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 1993.
7. Conway, Mimi. Rise Gonna Rise; a Portrait of Southern Textile Workers. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor/Doubleday, 1979.
8. Doro, Sue. Blue Collar Goodbyes. (poetry) Watsonville, Ca.: Paper-Mache Press, 1992.
9. Foner, Philip S. Women and the American Labor Movement. New York: The Free Press (Macmillan), 1982.
10. Franck, Irene M. and David M. Brownstone. Women’s World; a Timeline of Women in History. New York: Harper Collins, 1995.
11. Gilb, Dagoberto. The Magic of Blood. New York: Grove Press, 1993.
12. Green, Archie, ed. Songs About Work. Bloomington, Ind.: Folklore Institute of Indiana University, 1993.
13. Green, Archie. Wobblies, Pile Butts and Other Heroes: Laborlore Explorations. University of Illinois Press, 1993.
14. Greenway, John. American Folksongs of Protest. New York: A. S. Barnes and Co., 1953.
15. Harris, Alice Kessler. Out of Work; a History of Wage-Earning Women in the U.S. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.
16. Juravich, Tom and Kate Bronfenbrenner. Ravenswood: the Steelworkers’ Victory and the Revival of American Labor. Ithaca, N.Y.: ILR Press, 1999.
17. Katz, William Loren. The Black West. New York: Touchstone/Simon and Schuster, 1996.
18. Kornbluth, Joyce. Rebel Voices. University of Michigan Press, 1964.
19. Kornbluth, Josh. Red Diaper Baby; Three Comic Monologues. San Francisco: Mercury House, 1990.
20. Lieberman, Robbie. My Song is My Weapon. University of Illinois Press, 1989.
21. Llewellyn, Chris. Fragments from the Fire; the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of March 25, 1911. (poetry) New York: Penguin Books, 1987.
22. Lukacs, George. History and Class Consciousness. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1971.
23. Martz, Sandra, ed. If I Had a Hammer; Women’s Work. Watsonville, Ca.: Papier Mache Press, 1990.
24. Marcuse, Herbert. One Dimensional Man. Boston: Beacon Press, 1964.
25. Olsen, Tillie. Silences. New York: Dell, 1978.
26. Olsen, Tillie. Yonnondio. New York: Dell, 1975.
27. Roediger, David and Philip Foner. Our Own Time; History of American Labor and the Working Day. Verso Press, 1989.
28. Shear, Claudia. Blown Sideways Through Life. New York: Dial Press, 1995.
29. Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Signet, 1905.
30. Sinclair, Upton. I, Candidate for Governor – and How I Got Licked. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1934, reprinted 1994.
31. Smedley, Agnes. Daughter of the Earth. Old Westbury, N.Y.: The Feminist Press, 1973.
32. Snowden, Lynn. Nine Lives; from Strippers to Schoolteachers. W.W. Norton and Co., 1994.
33. Terkel, Studs. Working. New York: Avon, 1972.
34. Terkel, Studs. American Dreams, Lost and Found. New York: Pantheon Books, 1980.
35. Theriault, Reg. How to Tell When You’re Tired; a Brief Examination of Work. New York:W. W. Norton, 1995.
36. Tressell, Robert. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1955.
37. Vorse, Marry Heaton. Strike. University of Illinois Press, 1991.
38. Waring, Marilyn. If Women Counted. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1988.
39. Wertheimer, Barbara M. We Were There; the Story of Working Women in America. New York: Pantheon Books, 1977.
40. Zandy, Janet, ed. Calling Home; an Anthology of Working Class Women’s Writings. Rutgers University Press, 1990.
41. Zandy, Janet, ed. Liberating Memory; Our Work and Our Working Class Consciousness. Rutgers University Press, 1995.
42. Zinn, Howard. People’s History of the United States. New York: Harper and Row, 1980.