Welcome to Gary Kaunonen's Humanities Department Homepage
Student of United States Labor History and Working Class Cultural Studies
History has a long-range perspective. It ultimately passes stern judgment on tyrants and vindicates those who fought, suffered, were imprisoned, and died for human freedom, against political oppression and economic slavery.
--Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, union activist and Wobbly organizer
The people united will never be defeated.
--Caesar Chavez, American labor leader
The strongest bond of human sympathy outside the family relation should be one uniting working people of all nations and tongues and kindreds.
--Abraham Lincoln, United States President
American Working Class course information
Revolutionaries course information
Labor History blog