Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

U.S. History - Labor Microforms

U.S. History - Labor / Union & Workers Periodicals


AuthorDescriptionHoldingsCall No.
American Federationist Contains most volumes published. Check item record for specific years. Originally journal of the AFL. Later, journal of the AFL-CIO Stacks HD 8055 AS A2, Darden, Micfilm S-522
A.F. of L. Rank and File Federationist vols. 1-2, 1934-1935 Micfilm S-487
The Headlight / UAW Local 599 May-July 1941, Jan.-Dec. 1964 Micfilm S-1407
Industrial Pioneer Newspaper of the IWW 1921-1926 Micfich S-102
Industrial Union Bulletin Organizational bulletin of the IWW vols.1-2, 1907-1909 Micfilm S-456
Industrial Unionist Newspaper of the IWW vols.1-2, 1925-1926 Micfilm S-458
Industrial Union News Journal of the Detroit IWW, a political organization founded by Daniel DeLeon, not affiliated with the larger organization known as the IWW Jan 1912-May 1924 Micfilm S-453
Industrial Worker Newspaper for the Western wing of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) vols. 1-5, 1909-1913 Micfilm S-457
Ladies' Garment Worker ILGWU paper 1910-1918 Micfilm S-538
Lowell Offering The journal published by the women textile operators of the Lowell mills in the mid 19th century Micfich S-10 reel 675
One Big Union Monthly Newspaper of the IWW 1919-1928 Micfich S-219
United Automobile Worker Journal of the UAW, important union within the CIO 1936-1955 Micfilm 2309
AuthorDescriptionHoldingsCall No.
The Masses A Socialist magazine which focused on many contemporary issues of the day. Significant especially for its cultural radicalism 1911-1917 Micfilm S-86
The Daily Worker Daily newspaper of the Communist Party 1938-Jan 1956 Micfilm N-US NY-25

The library also holds titles in the Radical Periodicals in the United States set, mostly on microfilm, but a few in print. Do a VIRGO Advanced series search on Radical Periodicals in the United States to locate these titles at UVA. 

See also Joseph Conlin, ed. The American Radical Press, 1880-1960. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1974, for an introduction to the titles in the series