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Radical Unionism in the Midwest, 1900-1950

Rosemary Feurer - History - 2006 - 320 pages
After several failed attempts to organize workers in the early years of the Depression, District Eight of the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers (UE) elected the ...
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The Human Tradition in American Labor History

Eric Arnesen - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 258 pages
The Human Tradition in American Labor History is a comprehensive exploration of the American working class from the colonial period to the present. In marked contrast to most ...
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Out of the Crucible: Black Steel Workers in Western Pennsylvania, 1875-1980

Dennis C. Dickerson - Business & Economics - 1986 - 323 pages
This book examines in depth the century-long struggle of Black laborers in the iron and steel industry of western Pennsylvania. In the process it shows how the fate of these ...
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Divided We Stand: American Workers and the Struggle for Black Equality

Bruce Nelson - History - 2002 - 440 pages
Divided We Stand is a study of how class and race have intersected in American society--above all, in the "making" and remaking of the American working class in the nineteenth ...
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Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of ...

Paul Frymer - History - 2008 - 202 pages
In the 1930s, fewer than one in one hundred U.S. labor union members were African American. By 1980, the figure was more than one in five. Black and Blue explores the politics ...
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Beyond Texas Through Time: Breaking Away from Past Interpretations

Walter Louis Buenger, Arnoldo De León - History - 2011 - 295 pages
In 1991 Walter L. Buenger and the late Robert A. Calvert compiled a pioneering work in Texas historiography: Texas Through Time, a seminal survey and critique of the field of ...
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A Short History of the U.S. Working Class: From Colonial Times to the Twenty ...

Paul Le Blanc - History - 2017 - 205 pages
In a blend of economic, social, and political history, P Le Blanc shows how important labor issues have been, and continue to be, in the forging of our nation's history. Within ...
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In Struggle Against Jim Crow: Lulu B. White and the NAACP, 1900-1957

Merline Pitre - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 181 pages
African American women have played significant roles in the ongoing struggle for freedom and equality, but relatively little is known about many of these leaders and activists ...
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Black Workers Remember: An Oral History of Segregation, Unionism, and the ...

Michael Keith Honey - History - 2000 - 423 pages
The labor of black workers has been crucial to economic development in the United States. Yet because of racism and segregation, their contribution remains largely unknown ...
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