What is the Labor Day holiday really about? Here are various resources that will fill you in on Labor Day’s history as well as labor unions/movements in the U.S.
History Channel’s “History of Labor Day” and other labor-related video clips.
June 28, 1894 Act making Labor Day an official federal holiday.
CDs and tapes of “labor songs” in the Library.
Films in the Library on labor unions/movements in the U.S. and beyond.
Dray, P. (2010). There is power in a union: The epic story of labor in America. New York: Doubleday.
And, don’t forget about GSU’s Southern Labor Archives collection!