The Big Strike

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International Publishers Co, 1979 - Business & Economics - 259 pages
The story of the great 1934 general strike in San Francisco. A classic of working-class journalism.
 

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Contents

San Francisco 1934 An XRay View
6
CHAPTER in The Maritime Industry A Diagnosis
16
Seamen LongshoremenTheir Life and Labor
29
The Birth of the Maritime Strike How It
38
The Memorial Day Attack The First Parade
63
Maneuvering In A Deadlock Employers Decide
71
The Industrial Association Takes Over Labor
77
The Public Talks Back The Industrial Association
91
Mediation Hearings The General Strike Begins
131
CHAPTERXV The General Strike
146
The AntiRed Raids 500 Jailed Apologies Fifty
159
General Johnson Takes A Hand The General Strike
172
The End of the Maritime Strike A Hunger Strike
187
CHAPTERxix The Arbitration Award The Tanker Strike and
196
CHAPTERXX The March Inland A Lockout Is Planned
211
The Maritime Federation Wins A Victory Toward
228

The Offensive Opens A Day of Industrial Warfare
103
Bloody Thursday
110
Labor Buries Its Dead The March of 40000
119
POSTSCRIPT By Harry Bridges President International Long
237
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