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This photo collection provides a visual history of the rise of trade unionism in Hamilton and the changing conditions of work in the city, from the early 1900s to the 1950s.
Known as the Birmingham of Canada, Hamilton has been a center of industrial production in Canada for more than 100 years. Through this link, you are connected to various walking tours that take you through the historical, industrial highlights of Hamilton's heritage.
Collected here are selected articles from The Labour Gazette, dating from its inception in 1900 to the end of the 1940s. Articles cover a range of subjects from industrial disease to major labour disputes, organized by subject and date and also available through a completely searchable database.
Evaluating Internet Research Sources. Internet Search Tips and Strategies, as well as search engines and directories.
Funded by: School of Labour Studies and Office of the Provost, McMaster University
Daimler/Chrysler, SchoolNet and CAW/TCA Canada