Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

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Three Dutch schoolteachers took a research trip to Soviet Russia in May 1921 and took many pictures.As communists they were mainly interested in the experimental United Labour Schools (Edinaya... [Image gallery]
...any citizen of any country should have under any circumstances at any time the possibility of expressing any opinion'. Karel van het Reve, 1969When censorship and repression made life for... [Image gallery]
The IISH has a unique and manifold collection of Yiddish material consisting of books, brochures, periodicals and pamphlets of the early Jewish socialist and anarchist movement in Eastern and Western... [Collection guide]
In the Russian and Eastern Europe collections at the IISH, Russia and the former USSR are dominant. Additional collection development efforts cover most countries in Eastern Europe that became... [Collection guide]
100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution: research, collections and events at the IISH.The revolutions of February and October 1917 shook the Russian Empire to its core. In the ensuing Civil War... [Collection highlight]
100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution: research, collections and events at IISH. For the Bolsheviks, prior to seizing power, the Tsarist Empire was nothing but a prison house of nations. Just a... [Collection highlight]
100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution: research, collections and events at IISH. The Russian Revolution of October 1917 brought a party to power, which claimed to act on behalf of the working... [Collection highlight]
100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution: research, collections and events at IISH. Revolutions are about happiness, or rather, about the pursuit of happiness. Overthrowing the existing order is... [Collection highlight]
100th anniversary of the Russian revolution:research, collections and events at IISHThe Bolsheviks, who came to power in Russia in 1917, looked upon the family as a bastion of the old order, which... [Collection highlight]
100th anniversary of the Russian revolution:research, collections and events at IISH The Russian revolution of 1917 and the ensuing Civil War (1918-22) are above all known as a struggle between the... [Collection highlight]

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