The Frank R. Lautenberg & Family Library specializes in media related to immigrant and labor studies.

The Library is a growing collection of:

  • Books:  Biographies, Novels, Historical & Contemporary Research
  • Audio and videocassettes
  • CD's and DVD's
  • Unpublished Dissertations, Theses & Manuscripts
  • Curriculum Guides for Educators
  • Juvenile & Children's Books

To access the Museum's online catalogue visit  We are in the process of adding many new titles.

The Library is open to the general public:

  • Wednesday through Saturday 1-4 PM and by appointment by calling (973) 595-7953
  • With a local library card, patrons may borrow media for a 3-week period
  • Note:  some materials are for reference use only and, may not be borrowed.

New for Adults:

The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor:  The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi, book by Les Leopold, a gift to the library from family and friends in memory of Jack Mandell.  

Flying the Line by George E. Hopkins, a two volume history of the Air Line Pilots Association, International, a gift of ALPA & Capt. John A. Prater, President of ALPA.

Howard Zinn:  You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train, a film (DVD) by Deb Ellis and Denis Mueller.

New for Educators:

Acting Out:  Six On-Act Plays!  Six Newbery Stars!, book edited by Justin Chanda featuring the playwrights Avi, Susan Cooper, Sharon Creech, Patricia MacLachlan, Katherine Paterson and Richard Peck.

New for Children:

Bread and Roses, Too, novel by Katherine Paterson.

Labor Day, book by Robin Nelson.


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Unpublished Works

Archived Finding Aids

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Sol Stetin Collection, Compiled by Anna Stroinski, Boston University

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Carl Schlesinger Collection, Compiled by Anna Stroinski, Boston University

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Passaic Textile Strike of 1926 Photo Collection by Andrew L. Blitzer, Rutgers University