International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Fifty Year Member Certificate presented to Joseph A. Weygandt

Some selections from Toledo's long history as a bastion for organized labor and union activity are shared here.

  • Read digitized books written by Sam "Golden Rule" Jones, or proceedings of labor conventions.
  • View the history of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee or the 1934 Auto-Lite Strike through photographs.
  • Listen to the stories of Toledo-area labor members through oral history interviews.
  • Read selections from our manuscript collections picking out correspondence from labor leaders.