In Transit

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Temple University Press, 1989 - Strikes and lockouts - 434 pages
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In transit: the Transport Workers Union in New York City, 1933-1966

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Freeman (history, Columbia) recounts the history of the Transport Workers Union, from its beginnings in the mid-1930s in New York City, through the traumatic city-wide transit strike, to the death of ... Read full review

Contents

THE TRANSIT INDUSTRY
3
TRANSIT WORKERS
16
THE FOUNDING OF THE TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION
39
ORGANIZING THE IRT 19331936
58
ORGANIZING 19361937
90
THE FRUITS OF VICTORY
113
CATHOLICS AND COMMUNISTS UNION POLITICS 19371941
128
PUBLIC TRANSIT AND TRANSIT POLITICS
165
WARTIME
227
Breaking Out of New York
249
FROM THE GRAND ALLIANCE TO THE COLD WAR
267
FRATRICIDE
286
THE NEW ORDER
318
EPILOGUE
337
NOTES
347
INDEX
431

UNIFICATION
191

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