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Strikes in the United States, 1880-1936

DOC. L 2.3:no.651

Presents major statistical data, earliest available through 1936. Describes stoppages and includes analyses.

Working Conditions

Industrial Relations. Final Report and Testimony, 1916

DOC. Serial Set #6929-39

Investigation of labor conditions, labor-management relations, unions, migrant labor, foreign labor, vocational education, and related matters in the early twentieth century.

Reports of the Industrial Commission, 1900-1902

DOC. Y 3.IN 2/2:R 29/volumes 1-19

Investigated trusts and industrial combinations; labor conditions, relations, and legislation; transportation, agricultural economics and labor; foreign trade; and economy of the nation in general.