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AFL-CIO, A Short History of American Labor,. adapted from AFL-CIO American Federationist (March 1981).

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Philip S. Foner, Women and the American Labor Movement: From Colonial Times to the Eve of World War I, New York: The Free Press, 1979.

Foner, Philip S., We the Other People: Alternative Declarations of Independence by Labor Groups, Farmers, Woman's Rights Advocates, Socialists, and Blacks, 1829-1975., Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1976.

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Gallick, Rosemary, and Judith O'Sullivan, Workers and Allies: Female Participation in the American Trade Union Movement, 1824-1976, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1975.

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"And I long to see the day when Labor will have the destiny of the nation in her own hands and she will stand as a united force and show the world what the workers can do." --- Mary Harris "Mother" Jones, 1830-1930

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