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


Emigrants: read these instructions before departure to Sao Paulo, Brazil.  Italian brochure, 1886
A&T Four Statue, Greensboro N.C.
SS Great Republic under construction, 1866

A selection of highlights, collection presentations, image galleries, and exhibitions from the collections of IISH, NEHA and Dutch Press Museum.

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The Socialist Revolutionary Party
The Party of Socialist Revolutionaries (PSR) (1902-1940) aimed for a revolution by the ‘labouring people’.In contrast to the...
Who lost the Russian Revolution?
In the year 2017, hundred years after the Russian revolution, the International Institute of Social History pays special...
"Born a penny, die a penny"
Henny (* 1960) grew up in a working-class family in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. She left school at the age of 15 to...