The American Labor Museum is proud to offer Distance Learning Classes on topics about workers, immigrants, labor struggles, child labor and more.  These videoconferencing classes are available on a daily basis for your school, library and/or organization.  Advanced registration is required.

To register, please call the Museum (973) 595-7953 or email to request a date and time.  You will receive a confirmation over the phone or via email.  A pre/post teacher's guide/suggested classroom activities packet is also aviable upon request. 

 The fee per lesson is $75.00 for members of the American Labor Museum and $100.00 for others (45 minute session).

Technical Information: 

  • The museum's video-conferencing equipment consists of a Polycom HDX and a monitor.
  • The museum utilizes IP to connect with your school/organization's ITU standards-based systems.
  • To ensure optimal connectivity, a test call is requested.
  • Distance Learning Programs are also available via ZOOM. 
  • For more information about distance learning classes, please call the museum at (973) 595-7953 or contact us using our contact form

The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.  Funding is provided, in part, by the New Jersey Cultural Trust. 


History of the Photoengravers Union Local 1, 1894 1997

Through photos, charters and artifacts, this branch of the printing industry and the union struggles of its workers are traced.  Students gain an understanding of the impact of changes in technology and the role of unions in the US economy. (NJCCS 3.4, 6.1, 6.2, 6.5)