Wesley Bishop

Wesley Bishop Graduate student and Debs Fellow at Indiana State University.

About Wesley Bishop

Wesley Bishop is Ross Fellow and PhD student at Purdue University concentrating on American history. He was the 2012-2014 Debs Fellow at Indiana State University where he received his MA in American labor history and social reform movements.”


Standing Up for a House of Labor–the Debs Home in Terre Haute

In 1968, on the corner of the campus of Indiana State University, there sat a small home. Previously a member of Terre Haute’s older downtown suburb, time and the university’s expansion had witnessed the neighborhood go from row upon row of upper class homes, to areas annexed for the college’s use.

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“Looking Forward: New Directions and Strategies for Labor” Session, LAWCHA Conference

The 2013 LAWCHA national conference ended with a closing session held at Cooper Union Hall on Saturday, June 4th at 4:30. The closing plenary, entitled “Looking Forward: New Directions and Strategies for Labor,” featured activists, labor leaders, and academics who all offered remarks and insights into what they saw as the new directions and future for the American labor movement.

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