Two early volumes of the PLHS Journal now available

Vol. 1 Numbers one and two from 1974 and 1975 respectively are now available for free download by PLHS members. Both volumes can be purchased by non-members on the shop page. Dating back to the mid-1970s these publications have historical significance of their own.

Vol. 1, No. 1 November 1974 includes:

  • Founding of the Pennsylvania Labor History Society on November 17, 1973.
  • Report on the first general membership meeting
  • Society Notes and Miscellaneous Memoranda
  • Reprint from the Pottsville Republican newspaper: Pennsylvania labor historians organize, honor pioneer mine unionists
  • Reprint from the Hazelton Standard newspaper: Labor Historical Society Holds First Dinner Here

Vol.1 No. 2 December 1975 contains these articles:

  • Report on second annual meeting
  • Keyserling: present at the creation of the NLRB
  • Labor to Bicentennial
  • Introduction by Society member John M. Elliott to the book: The Mollie Maquires and the the Detectives
  • Effort to restore citizenship to Eugene Debs
  • The Rise And Fall and Rise of Tom Armstrong, by Margie Carlin
  • Reprint from The Pittsburgh Press: Labor Movement Historians Find State A Fertile Field

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