Recommended U.S. History web sites

 

The Southern Diaspora: How The Great Migrations of Black and White Southerners Transformed America. Companion website for new book by James N. Gregory

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California. Companion website for  James N. Gregory, American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California (Oxford University Press, 1989)

 "Southernizing the American Working Class: Post War Episodes of Regional and Class Transformation," Article by James N. Gregory in Labor History 39 (May 1998). 

"The Southern Diaspora and the Urban Dispossessed: Demonstrating the Census Public Use Microdata Samples."Article by James N. Gregory in Journal of American History 82 (June 1995).

 Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism. Companion website for Susan A. Glenn, Female Spectacle: The Theatrical Roots of Modern Feminism (Harvard University Press, 2000)

Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation. Companion website for Susan A. Glenn, Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation (Cornell University Press, 1990)

Public History

Pacific Northwest Labor History Projects (a collection of website projects directed by James Gregory and sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies). Projects are listed separately below

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project
A major online project that explores the long history of civil rights organizing in Seattle and western Washington State and the linked history of organized labor.

Seattle General Strike Project
A website exploring the history of the 1919 Seattle General Strike, featuring essays, documents, and photographs. Produced as a HIST 498 class project and sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies.

The Labor Press Project
A website exploring the history and current role of Labor and Radical newspapers in the Pacific Northwest. A class project in HSTAA 450 and sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies.

Communism in Washington State—History and Memory Project
A website examining the history of Communist Party in Washington State, featuring essays, video interviews, photographs and cartoons. Produced as a HIST 498 class project and sponsored by the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies.

Conferences

The Moving Americans Conference: Interdisciplinary Conversations on Internal Migration
May 5-6, 2006 University of Washington

 

Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History special sections

Black Panther Party, Seattle Chapter

Filipino Cannery Unionism Across Three Generations 1930s-1980s

Tyree Scott and the United Construction Workers Association

African Americans and Seattle’s Civil Rights History

Asian Americans and Seattle’s Civil Rights History

Latinos and Seattle’s Civil Rights History

Segregated Seattle

Racial Restrictive Covenants Seattle

Segregation Maps Seattle

Urban Indians and Seattle’s Civil Rights History

 

Great Migration Links and Excerpts

The Great Migration and Civil Rights Movement

Blues, Jazz, and the Great Migration

Country Music and the Southern Diaspora

The Great Migration: Number of Migrants

The Northern Civil Rights Movement

Black Metropolis

Religion and the Great Migrations