Resources and Exhibits

Social and Labour History Serials

The Social and Labour History Serials Service, maintained 1997-2013 by IALHI, includes 3.980 issues from 128 labour history journals. On this site you can search for articles and browse the contents of each journal.

Rote Armee Fraktion

A collection of 1.200 digitized documents by and on the Rote Armee Fraktion (Red Army Faction, 'RAF'). The RAF was founded in 1970 as a group of urban guerilla in West Germany. The collection includes all publications, interviews, communiqués and other public statements of the group. The original documents are held at the Rote Armee Fraktion Collection of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

The 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference

The efforts of international Social democrats to organize the 1917 Stockholm Peace Conference can be found in various archives. Dr Martin Grass of the Swedish Arbetarrörelsens Arkiv och Bibliotek (Labour History Archive and Library, Stockholm) has brought together press communiqués, minutes of meetings, photographs and other documents from the Dutch-Scandinavian organizing committee and the delegations that came to Stockholm from all over the world to plead their case. Together they paint a picture of high aspirations that collided with power politics and national interests.

IALHI Web Museum

A selection from the treasures of libraries, archives and museums in the field of labour history. Over 150 photos, posters, prints, flags, banners, historical objects, forming a visual chronicle of the labour movement around the world.

Sources for Women's and Gender History

List of guides and finding aids, links to archives and libraries. Originally published 2002, links maintained until 2010.

Virtual Library Labour History

The Labour History section of the WWW Virtual Library, part of the WWW VL History Network, maintained by the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. Thousands of links to Archives and Libraries, Data Archives, Research Institutions, Museums, Associations and Societies, Special Topics, Conferences, Discussion Lists, Journals, and other resources.
Please note: active maintenance of the Virtual Library Labour History has stopped in 2010.

Socialist International & European Trade Unions

In co-operation with the International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) the Library of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) documents the topical programmes of the parties of the Socialist International (SI) and the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) in fulltext.