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Strikes and lockouts
Look for industry, occupation, or geographic location as subdivisions of this heading.
The Encyclopedia of strikes in American history. Edited by Aaron Brenner, Benjamin Day, and Immanuel Ness. (Princeton only)
The strike files of the U.S. Department of Justice.
20 reels of microfilm covering the years 1894-1920. Location: Firestone Microforms Services (Film) Call number: MICROFILM 09822
Guide to accompany microform compiled by Martin Schipper. Location: Firestone Microforms Services (FilmB) Call number: HD5324 .U547
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University of Kentucky highlights archival material from the Herndon Evans papers on a site entitled “A Strike Against Starvation and Terror.”
Work Stoppages (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Statistics on the number of incidents involving 1,000+ workers, days of idleness, and workers monthly back to 1981 and annually back to 1947. Each month the program publishes current figures, taken from the Current Employment Statistics Survey, in Strike Report.
Also, the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service offers continuing and ended work stoppages data (from the main menu bar, select "Resources," then "Documents and Data").