"Always Bring a Crowd!": The Story of Frank Lumpkin, Steelworker

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International Publishers, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 254 pages
When Wisconsin Steel closed without paying the workers in Chicago, Frank Lumpkin organized the Save Our Jobs Committee. They fought 17 years and won settlements of $19 million. Son of Georgia cotton sharecroppers, Lumpkin became a professional boxer, orange picker, construction worker, merchant seaman, steel-worker and leader of the Communist Party USA.Bring a Crowd! Yes. It is masses of people in action who make the turning points in history. And Always Bring A Crowd is a family saga... All of the Lumpkins appear throughout the book and author Bea Lumpkin, Frank's wife, paints their portraits as deftly as any novelist.

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