The Vault:  notes, papers & speeches
 

Click on image above to the right to read the Minutes from the first meetings of the Ponaganset Teachers Association

Click on image above to left to read

American Public Policy and Collective Bargaining

by NEARI Assistant Executive Director

Peter Gingras

Click on image to the left to read the Recollections of Bristol Teacher Jessie Molasky.  Written more than 50 years ago, Ms. Molasky recalls the struggles of teachers from the 1920’s through the 1940’s.

Governor J. Joseph Garrahy signs the Domestic Steel Act


click on image for more info including the Joe Mulvey’s testimony before the Senate Labor Committee

Click on image above to the right to read R.I. Labor History Society member Rich Rupp’s interview with TWUA organizer and leader Norman Rawlinson

Click on image on the left to read the first contract (6 months in length) for the Textile Workers at the Interlaken Mill

Click on the image to the right to read essays on the 1902 Streetcar Strike, Child Labor in Rhode Island, RI textile strikes and Labor Day 1982.

Click on the picture to the right to read the Labor Day Speeches given by members of the RILHS