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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 23 related to Radical L.A.: From Coxey's Army to the Watts Riots, 1894-1965.   

Sunshine Was Never Enough: Los Angeles Workers, 1880–2010

John H. M. Laslett - History - 2012 - 460 pages
Delving beneath Southern California’s popular image as a sunny frontier of leisure and ease, this book tells the dynamic story of the life and labor of Los Angeles’s large ...
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The Next Los Angeles: The Struggle for a Livable City

Robert Gottlieb, Regina Freer, Mark Vallianatos, Peter Dreier - History - 2006 - 304 pages
While most historians, journalists, and filmmakers have focused on Los Angeles as a bastion of corporate greed, business boosterism, political corruption, cheap labor ...
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Los Angeles Transformed: Fletcher Bowron's Urban Reform Revival, 1938-1953

Tom Sitton - History - 2005 - 256 pages
When Fletcher Bowron (1887-1968) ran for mayor of Los Angeles in 1938, his twelve years as a superior court judge with a reputation for honesty and fairness carried him to ...
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History of American Labor

Joseph G. Rayback - History - 2008 - 504 pages
A compact and comprehensive chronicle of where labor has been and where it is today.
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Fight Or be Slaves: The History of the Oakland-East Bay Labor Movement

Albert Vetere Lannon - History - 2000 - 243 pages
Fight or Be Slaves, the title taken from a statement by C.L. Dellums, Oakland's vice president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, sets East Bay labor history in ...
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Labor's Search for More

Malcolm Keir - Labor - 1937 - 527 pages
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Defending Rights: Law, Labor Politics, and the State in California, 1890-1925

Thomas R. Clark - History - 2002 - 297 pages
In ongoing efforts to understand the "exceptionalism" of the American labor movement, historians have proposed that American unions never fully embraced the independent and ...
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