Colorized photograph of Carey taken
in the early 1960s.

View over 100 photographs, documents and ephemera commemorating the life and career of of James B. Carey, "Labor's Boy Wonder."

Biography of James B. Carey

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About James B. Carey:
When he ascended upon the labor scene as a representative of Philco Radio workers at the 1933 American Federation of Labor meeting, James B. Carey forever became known as "Labor's Boy Wonder"... read more

See James Carey in action!
Click here to download and view a short excerpt of Carey, from the video "IUE - 50 Years of Progressive Trade Unionism" (2000).

"James B. Carey: A digital collection" was created as a student project for Dr. Lesk's Spring 2006 Digital Libraries class (17:610:553) and for the School of Management and Labor Relations, Carey Library.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
MLIS Program
School of Communication, Information and Library Studies

This exhibition was arranged by Constance J. Fontana.

Last Updated: September 26, 2006