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