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Almaguer, Tomás; Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California (1994)

Alvarez, Robert R., Jr.; Familia: Migration and Adaptation in Alta and Baja California, 1800-1975 (1987)

Anderson, Henry P.; The Bracero Program in California (1976)

Baker, Ray Stannard; "A Corner in Labor: What is Happening in San Francisco Where Unionism Holds Undisputed Sway." McClure's 22 (Feb. 1904): 366-378.

Balderrama, Francisco E., and Raymond Rodríguez; Decade of Betrayal: Mexican Repatriation in the 1930s (1995)

Bean, Walton; Boss Ruef's San Francisco: The Story of the Union Labor Party, Big Business, and the Graft Prosecution (1952)

Bullough, William A.; The Blind Boss and His City: Christopher Augustine Buckley and Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (1979)

Burchell, R.A.; The San Francisco Irish: 1848-1880 (1980)

Burke, Robert E.; Olson's New Deal for California (1953)

California Employment Development Department: Women at Work in California (1978)

Chan, Sucheng; Asian Californians (1991)

Cinel, Dino; From Italy to San Francisco: The Immigrant Experience (1982)

Cornford, Daniel A.; Workers and Dissent in the Redwood Empire (1987)

Cronin, Bernard Cornelius; Father Yorke and the Labor Movement in San Francisco, 1900-1910 (1943)

Cross, Ira Brown; A History of the Labor Movement in California (1935)

Daniel, Cletus E.; Bitter Harvest: A History of California Farmworkers, 1870-1941 (1981)

Davis, Mike; City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles (1990)

Deverell, William, and Tom Sitton, eds.; California Progressivism Revisited (1994)

John G. Dunne; Delano: The Story of the California Grape Strike (1971)

Eaves, Lucile; A History of California Labor Legislation with an Introductory Sketch of the San Francisco Labor Movement (1910)

Frost, Richard H.; The Mooney Case (1968)

Galarza, Ernesto; Farm Workers and Agri-Business in California, 1947-1960 (1977)

Garcia, Matt; A World of Its Own: Race, Labor, and Citrus in the Making of Greater Los Angeles, 1900-1970 (2001)

Gentry, Curt; Frame-Up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings (1967)

Griswold del Castillo, Richard; The Los Angeles Barrio, 1859-1900: A Social History (1979)

Griswold del Castillo, Richard, and Richard A. Garcia; Cesar Chavez: A Triumph of Spirit (1995)

Igler, David; Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920 (2001)

Issel, William, and Robert W. Cherny; San Francisco, 1865-1932: Politics, Power, and Urban Development (1986)

Jelinek, Lawrence J.; Harvest Empire: A History of California Agriculture (1982)

Jenkins, Craig; The Politics of Insurgency: The Farm Workers Movement in the 1960s (1985)

Johnson, Daniel J.; "A serpent in the garden: institutions, ideology, and class in Los Angeles politics, 1901-1911." (Ph.D. dissertation; UCLA, 1996)

Hine, Robert V.; California Utopianism: Contemplations of Eden (1981)

Hoffman, Abraham; Unwanted Mexican Americans in the Great Depression: Repatriation Pressures, 1929-1939 (1974)

Hurtado, Albert L.; Indian Survival on the California Frontier (1988)

Michael Kazin; Barons of Labor: The San Francisco Building Trades and Union Power in the Progressive Era (1987)

Knight, Robert E. L.; Industrial Relations in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1900-1918 (1960)

Lapp, Rudolph M.; Blacks in Gold Rush California (1977)

Larrowe, Charles B.; Harry Bridges: The Rise and Fall of Radical Labor in the United States (1972)

Levy, Jacques; Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa (1975)

Lower, Richard Coke; A Bloc of One: The Political Career of Hiram W. Johnson (1993)

McWilliams, Carey; California: The Great Exception (1949)

McWilliams, Carey; Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California (1939)

McWilliams, Carey; Southern California Country: An Island on the Land (1946)

Matthews, Lillian R.; Women in Trade Unions in San Francisco (1913)

Matthiessen, Peter; Sal Si Puedes (1969)

Meister, Dick, and Anne Loftis; A Long Time Coming: The Struggle to Unionize America's Farm Workers. New York: Macmillan (1977)

Monroy, Douglas; Rebirth: Mexican Los Angeles from the Great Migration to the Great Depression (1999)

Monroy, Douglas; Thrown Among Strangers: The Making of Mexican Culture in Frontier California (1990)

Mullins, William H.; The Depression and the Urban West Coast, 1929-1933: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle (1991)

Nelson, Bruce; Workers on the Waterfront: Seamen, Longshoremen, and Unionism in the 1930s (1988)

Nicolaides, Becky M.; My Blue Heaven: Life and Politics in the Working-class Suburbs of Los Angeles, 1920-1965 (2002)

Parker, Carleton H.; The Casual Laborer and Other Essays (1920)

Perry, Louis B., and Richard S. Perry; A History of the Los Angeles Labor Movement, 1911-1941 (1963)

Pisani, Donald J.; From Family Farm to Agribusiness: The Irrigation Crusade in California and the West, 1859-1931 (1984)

Rawls, James J., Richard J. Orsi, and Marlene Smith-Baranzini, eds.; A Golden State: Mining and Economic Development in Gold Rush California (1999)

Romo, Ricardo; East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio (1983)

Rohrbough, Malcolm J.; Days of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the American Nation (1997)

Sanchez, George; Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 (1993)

Saxton, Alexander; The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California (1971)

Selvin, David F.; A Place in the Sun: A History of California Labor (San Francisco: Boyd and Fraser; 1981)

Selvin, David F.; A Terrible Anger: The 1934 Waterfront and General Strikes in San Francisco (1996)

Selvin, David F.; Sky Full of Storm: A Brief History of California Labor (Rev. edn., 1975)

Shumsky, Neil L.; The Evolution of Political Protest and the Workingmen's Party of California (1991)

Starr, Kevin; Endangered Dreams: The Great Depression in California (1996)

Starr, Kevin; Material Dreams: Southern California through the 1920s (1990)

Starr, Kevin; The Dream Endures: California Enters the 1940s (1997)

Starr, Kevin, Richard J. Orsi, and Marlene Smith-Barzini, eds.; Rooted in Barbarous Soil: People, Culture, and Community in Gold Rush California (2000)

Steinbeck, John; The Grapes of Wrath (1939)

Stimson, Grace Heilman; Rise of the Labor Movement in Los Angeles (1955)

Taft, Philip; Labor Politics American Style: The California State Federation of Labor (1968)

Taylor, Quintard; In Search of the Racial Frontier: African Americans in the American West, 1528-1990 (1998)

Vaught, David; Cultivating California: Growers, Specialty Crops, and Labor, 1875-1920 (1999)

Weber, Devra; Dark Sweat, White Gold: California Farm Workers, Cotton, and the New Deal (1994)

Weintraub, Hyman; Andrew Furuseth: Emancipator of the Seamen (1959)

Woeste, Victoria Saker; The Farmer's Benevolent Trust: Law and Agricultural Cooperation in Industrial America, 1865-1945 (1998)