April 2017 marks the 100th year anniversary of U.S. entrance into World War I. Doubtless most of the commemorations of this event will focus on the significant legacies of the war for international political configurations and for the future U.S. political and military role in the world. Yet labor historians and activists also need to use the anniversary of the so called “Great War” to take stock of its significance for U.S. workers. Read more →
The Decline of Faculty Tenure :Less From an Oversupply of PhDs, and More from the Systematic De-Valuation of the PhD as a Credential for College Teaching
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National History Day Students Win 2016 Regional Video Contest Employing Labor Archives of Washington Collections and Staff Interviews
Every year the Labor Archives of Washington at the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections works with National History Day students on their projects. This year, students Ashley Luty, Ananya Jain, and Eileen Zhang placed 1st in Washington State for the Junior Group Documentary category for their film “A Wave… Read more →