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Historical encyclopedia of American labor / edited by Robert Weir and James P. Hanlan.

Book Book (c2004.)
Description: 2 v. (xxii, 733 p.) : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2004.
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  • ISBN: 0313318409 (set)
  • ISBN: 0313328633 (v. 1)
  • ISBN: 0313328641 (v. 2)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (v. 2, p. 689-700) and index.
Summary: Contains primary source documents.
Appendix: Labor documents -- American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Constitution: Preamble and Article II -- Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902: Response to a New York Times Letter by Mine Owners Spokesman George Baer -- Black Workers after the Knights of Labor: July 1918 Article from The Messenger -- "Bread and Roses": Poem by James Oppenheim-1912 -- Cesar Chavez: "The Mexican-American and the Church" -- Coalition of Labor Union Women: Mission Statement -- Colored National Labor Union -- Communist Manifesto (1848) -- Comparable Worth: 1986 Minnesota Study by Sara Evans and Barbara Nelson -- Direct Action and Sabotage: Excerpt from May 1912 Article by Frank Bohn in Solidarity -- Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (D.R.U.M.): Excerpt of February 1971 Article in Inner-City Voice -- Edward Bellamy: Excerpts from Looking Backward (1888) -- Eight-Hour Association: 1886 Appeal for Reduction in Working Hours -- Emma Goldman: Excerpts from Her Autobiography -- Eugene V. Debs: Excerpts from His Statement Upon Sentencing for Violation of the Espionage Act, 1918 -- Excluding Black Workers: 1902 Letter in Locomotive Firemen's Magazine and 1929 Article by Elmer Anderson Carter in Opportunity -- Fair Wages: Excerpt from John L. Lewis's The Miners' Fight for American Standards (1925) -- Flint Sit-Down Strike: Excerpt of 1976 Interview of Genora Johnson Dollinger -- Forcing the Hand of the Fair Employment Practices Committee: Excerpt from November 1942 Article in Survey Graphic Magazine -- Forty Years in a Steel Mill: Studs Terkel Interviews Steelworker Steve Dubi -- Founding of the American Federation of Labor (AFL): Excerpts for the AFL Call to Action (1886) -- Gilded Age Social Conditions: Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee upon the Relations between Labor and Capital (1883) -- Grape Boycott: September 1965 Memo of Cesar Chavez -- Immigrant Workers: Excerpt from a December 1881 Article by Elizabeth Buffum Chase in the Labor Standard -- Indentured Servant Contract (1627) -- An Insider's View of the Fair Employment Practices Committee: An Interview with Earl B. Dickerson -- Knights of Labor: Preamble and Platform to Their Constitution (1891) --The Lawrence Strike, 1912: Excerpt from the Autobiography of Big Bill Haywood -- Life in Lowell, Massachusetts: Boarding House and Factory Rules for the Hamilton Manufacturing Company (1848) -- Molly Maguires: Excerpts from an 1894 Article by Cleveland Moffet in McClure's Magazine -- National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act (1935) -- Persecution of the Industrial Workers of the World: "Big Bill" Haywood's Description of the 1919 Murder of Wesley Everest --Principles of Scientific Management: Excerpt from Frederick Winslow Taylor's Shop Management, 1911 -- Excerpts from Henry George's Progress and Poverty (1879) -- Pullman, Illinois, a Company Town: Excerpt from U.S. Strike Commission Report on the Chicago Strikes of June and July 1894 -- Pullman Strike: Another Excerpt from the U.S. Strike Commission Report -- Real-Life Rosie the Riveter: Excerpt of Augusta Clawson's Experiences as a World War II Shipyard Worker -- Rerum Novarum: Excerpts from Bull Issued by Pope Leo XIII in 1891 -- Social Darwinism: Excerpt from Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's "Bread-and-Water" Sermon (1877) -- "Solidarity Forever": Ralph Chaplin's American Labor Anthem (1915) -- Steel Workers: Excerpt from John Fitch's The Steel Workers, 1910 -- Stella Nowicki: Interview with a Meatpacking Plant Worker, 1973 -- Strikes: Excerpts from Samuel Gompers's Testimony before a U.S. House Committee on Capital-Labor Relations (1899) -- Sweatshops: Excerpt from Louis Levine's Description of Turn-of-the-Century Abuses in Garment-Industry Sweatshops -- Taft-Hartley Labor Relations Act (1947) -- Terence V. Powderly: Excerpts from His Autobiography -- Textile Workers: Excerpt of Testimony before the U.S. Senate by John Hill, 1885 -- "There Is Power in a Union": A Song by Joe Hill, 1913 -- Thomas Geoghegan: Excerpt from Which Side Are You On?, 1991 -- Triangle Fire: Excerpts from the March 1911 New York Times Account of the Fire and from an April 1911 Speech by Rose Schneiderman -- Voluntarism: Excerpts from Samuel Gompers's Autobiography (1925) -- Women in the American Federation of Labor: Excerpt from Writings of Edward O'Donnell -- Women on the Breadlines During the Depression: An Account Published by Meridel Le Sueur in New Masses 1932 -- Yellow-Dog Contract (1904) -- Yellow-Dog Contract in the Coal Industry (1917).
Authors: Weir, Robert E., 1952- (Added Author). Hanlan, James P. (Added Author).
Alternate Title: Encyclopedia of American labor

Citation:

Weir, Robert E. "Historical encyclopedia of American labor." Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.

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