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" the Caucasians are not going to let their standard of living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others. "
Black Americans and Organized Labor: A New History - Page 1
by Paul D. Moreno - 2008 - 360 pages
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The Indispensable Enemy: Labor and the Anti-Chinese Movement in California

Alexander Saxton - History - 1971 - 293 pages
...identification: "But the Caucasians," he told a presumably Caucasian audience at St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1905, "are not going to let their standard of living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others." 19 The New Immigration "Any others" doubtless referred to the "new" immigration from southern...
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An Injury to All: The Decline of American Unionism

Kim Moody - Political Science - 1988 - 376 pages
...civilization will serve notice that its uplifting process is not to be interfered with in any way.... The Caucasians are not going to let their standard of...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs or any others.'22 There is a discomforting continuity between Gompers's view of how to defend the living standards...
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The Decline of Thrift in America: Our Cultural Shift from Saving to Spending

David M. Tucker - Business & Economics - 1991 - 196 pages
...keeping out these lowwage foreigners, and American Federation of Labor president Samuel Gompers declared: "Caucasians are not going to let their standard of...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others."17 Restricrionists went from excluding Asians to eliminating European immigration as well,...
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Troublesome Presence: Democracy and Black Americans

Eli Ginzberg, Alfred S. Eichner - Social Science - 1993 - 358 pages
...ship him to Liberia or Cuba. In 1905, in tune with the nation's growing racist temper, Gompers himself warned that "Caucasians are not going to let their...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs or any others."41 The AF of L. president was not the first northerner to turn on the Negro in despair. Most...
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History of the U. S. Economy Since World War II

Harold G. Vatter, John F. Walker - Business & Economics - 1995
...and AFL organizers displayed similar attitudes toward the organizing of African-Americans, holding that, "Caucasians are not going to let their standard...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others." However, the exclusion of women and ethnic minorities was by no means unusual at the time....
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Radical History Review:

Rhr Collective - History - 1996 - 194 pages
...guided a labor empire based primarily upon the limitation of the labor market. As he memorably put it, "Caucasians are not going to let their standard of...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs or any others." 4 Gompers also believed that male, skilled, "real American" workers had to be protected from...
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Pure and Simple Politics: The American Federation of Labor and Political ...

Julie Greene - Political Science - 1998
...change, skilled workers of the AFL feared they might end up living the same way. As Gompers put it, "the Caucasians are not going to let their standard of...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others."5' The AFL similarly grew less interested in organizing women of any race between 1890 and...
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The World of the Worker: Labor in Twentieth-century America

James R. Green - Business & Economics - 1998 - 274 pages
...was made. In 1905, AFL president Gompers told a union gathering in Minneapolis that "Caucasians" were "not going to let their standard of living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others." In referring to these "others," Gompers meant to include the new immigrants from Eastern and...
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A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society

Lawrence B. Glickman - Business & Economics - 1999 - 240 pages
...so low that the Chinese will not bid lower." The "Caucasians," Samuel Gompers bluntly wrote in 1905, "are not going to let their standard of living be destroyed by negroes. Chinamen, Japs, or any others." In 1885 an article in John Swinton's Paper declared Chinese standards a threat to American...
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America in 1900

Noel J. Kent - Business & Economics - 2000 - 242 pages
...blacks." This stance would harden with time. Five years later, Gompers was vowing in a speech that "the Caucasians are not going to let their standard of...living be destroyed by negroes, Chinamen, Japs, or any others."49 Excluding the great bulk of American workers mocked the Federation's claim to represent...
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