Behind the Backlash: White Working-class Politics in Baltimore, 1940-1980
In this nuanced look at white working-class life and politics in twentieth-century America, Kenneth Durr takes readers into the neighborhoods, workplaces, and community institutions of blue-collar Baltimore in the decades after World War II.
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Page 262 - ... reconstruction and to play their part in national and world citizenship. FOR FURTHER READING Children's Bureau, US Department of Labor, Washington, DC: Recruitment of Young Workers for Wartime Agriculture; Standards for Day Care of Children of Working Mothers, Children in Wartime No. 3, Bureau Publication 284 Griffith, Sanford. Where Can We Get War Workers? Results of a Manpower Survey in Baltimore. Public Affairs Pamphlet No. 75. 1943. lOc McMillin, Lucile Foster. The First Year: A Study of...
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