Labor History

History of labor affecting people in Dallas, Texas. Click here and let's work together! 

For really serious study, the labor history archives on the top floor of the librar

Peter Johnson told me some good stories while we were marching through downtown Dallas in the annual Good Friday march on April 14, 2017.

Texas implemented its "right to work/scab" law even before the federal law (Taft-Hartley) made it legal.

The American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations merged in 1955. 

Dallas Charter dated May 1, 1956

The Dallas charter is dated May 1, 1956