Introduction

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

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.
Introduction