History of the Labor Movement in the United States: Postwar Struggles, 1918-1920

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International Publishers Co, 1987 - Business & Economics - 305 pages
Labor and the Red Scare; Seattle and Winnipeg general strikes; Boston telephone and police strikes; Streetcar strikes in Chicago, Denver, Knoxville, Kansas City; strikes in clothing, textile, coal and steel; The open-shop drive; Strikes and Black-white relationships; the AFL and the Black worker; the IWW; Communist Party founded; Political action 1918-1920.
 

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Contents

Red Scare and Red Summer
20
THE U S LABOR MOVEMENT
42
U S Intervention in Russia 46 The AFL and the New Soviet
53
American Labor Alliance
60
Seattle and Winnipeg
63
THE BOSTON TELEPHONE AND POLICE STRIKES
88
STREETCAR STRIKES
102
STRIKES OF CLOTHING AND TEXTILE WORKERS
117
THE OPEN SHOP DRIVE 19191920
170
STRIKES AND BLACKWHITE RELATIONSHIPS
185
The AFL and the BLACK WORKER 19191920
197
THE IWW in the POSTWAR PERIOD
208
THE SPLIT IN THE SOCIALIST PARTY and
237
POLITICAL ACTION 19181920
256
REFERENCE NOTES
275
INDEX
297

STRIKES of COAL MINERS and STEEL WORKERS
141

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Foner was professor emeritus of history at Lincoln University.

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