In this section you will find the digital and digitized records. Where possible, the sources were made fully searchable via OCR. The documents are available as PDF files. Many of these records are also accessible via the online catalogue catalogue and this way also full-text searchable.

The activity reports were submitted to the Statutory Congress of the General Labour Federation of Belgium (FGTB) are an interesting series for the study of the history of the union. They show essentially internally approved vision of its own operations.

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The record books (1944-1979) and notes to members (1946-1984) of the national office of the General Labour Federation of Belgium (FGTB) are digitized and available online.

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The activity reports of the General Federation of Public Services (ACOD) are an interesting source for the study of the confederation of the General Labour Federation of Belgium (FGTB). They give a very detailed picture of the functioning and structure.

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The record books Middencomiteit are one of the main sources in the archives of the Ghent-Eeklo federation of the Belgian Workers Party (BWP). They offer a good overview of the functioning of the BWP and all kinds of organizations affiliated to the party.

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The creation of the Belgian Workers Party 1885 was one of the first milestones in the struggle of the Belgian working for a better life. The reports of their meetings (1892-1940) give a vivid insight into that fight. Amsab-ISH has digitized this important historical source.

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CombatFounded by the Walloon trade unionist André Renard. The magazine was socialist-syndicalist entry, but also had Walloon federalist roots. 

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The Royal Library of Belgium and Amsab Institute of Social History set as of today one of their main newspaper collections, especially those of the newspaperforward, Digitally available to the public.

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De Belgische Vakbewegingwas the official newsletter of the Trade Union Commission of the BWP (SK) in the interwar period. The purpose of the leaf was the publication of messages and announcements from and about the SK. The target was in the first place the working.

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De Ontwakingwas the magazine of the Belgian Workers Party in the district Roeselare-Tielt. The magazine was launched on October 3 1920.

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De Textielarbeiderwas the magazine of the Belgian Textile Federation, the socialist trade union for workers in the textile industry. 

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De Verbroederingwas the magazine of the Socialist Party in the district Oudenaarde-Ronse. It was published in Ronse and first appeared in June 1899.

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De Vlasbewerker was the magazine of the Socialist Society of Editors Flax and Flax Edit esters of Ghent. It was first published in 1896 Karel Hannick and Charles Beer Block.

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De Volkswilwas the official newsletter of the Belgian Workers Party (BWP) and after World War II of the Belgian Socialist Party (BSP) in Leuven. The long existence of the newspaper (1893-1951) which forms an excellent source for the study of socialism in Leuven and surroundings.

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The womanis the magazine of the Dutch-Flemish Women's League, founded on June 15 1893 by Emilie Claeys, militant in the Ghent socialist women and Nellie van Kol, Dutch feminist and educator.

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Het Werkverbond(1860-1862) was the first press organ of the Ghent labor movement. The magazine was published from June to April 1860 1862.

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Jjournal of Matchesuntil the First World War, the official newsletter of the Trade Union Commission of the BWP (SK). The purpose of the leaf was the publication of messages and announcements from and about the SK. The target was formed by the connected workers.

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Koekoekwas an illustrated weekly that four years was published in the newspaper Forward (1931-1935).

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TheKorrespondentiebladuntil the First World War, the official newsletter of the Trade Union Commission of the BWP (SK). The purpose of the leaf was the publication of messages and announcements from and about the SK. The target was in the first place formed by the workers.

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The worker is Diamantaire krant van de Franse diamantbondenfrom the period 1920-1939. This newspaper report systematically on the situation in the diamond industry in France but also internationally.

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Le Belgian Trade Union Movementwas the official newsletter of the Trade Union Commission of the BWP (SK) in the interwar period. The purpose of the leaf was the publication of messages and announcements from and about the SK. The target was in the first place the workers.

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In 1917, the turning point of World War I, socialists of various trends and some national delegations were trying to organize a peace conference in Stockholm. Documents and photos of this you can now consult one of the Institute's website.

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The record books form the core of the (very fragmentary) archives of the Textile Workers Central of Belgium (TACB). They are especially interesting for the study of the acute centralization process within the plant.

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Volksrechtwas the magazine of the Belgian Workers Party in the district of Kortrijk. It appeared between 1901 and 1934. You can digitally consult the almost complete series.

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Signpost / En Routeis the leaf of the truckers or sector Road Transport and Logistics of the Belgian Transport Workers' Union (BTB). It appears since 1988 and is consulted online.

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