Daniel Nelson

The beginning of the sit‐down era: The reminiscences of Rex Murray

An account by Rex Murray, a local union president, of the 1934 sit-down strike by rubber workers in Akron, Ohio.

Origins of the sit-down era: worker militancy and innovation in the rubber industry, 1934-1938 - Daniel Nelson

Cops and rubber workers clash in Akron, Ohio

An article by Daniel Nelson about the Akron, Ohio rubber workers of the 1930s.

How the UAW grew - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson on the growth of the United Automobile Workers.

The CIO at bay: labor militancy and politics in Akron, 1936-1938 - Daniel Nelson

An article by Daniel Nelson about the CIO's efforts at flexing their muscles in local politics in Akron, Ohio during the late 1930s.

The Company Union Movement, 1900-1937: A Reexamination - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson about 'company unions' in the United States during the years of 1900-1937.

A CIO organizer in Alabama, 1941

Reports from an organizer involved in efforts to organize a Goodyear plant in Alabama in 1941.