There Is Power In A Union

Author: Philip Dray
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0307389766
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The Pulitzer Prize finalist author of At the Hands of Persons Unknown presents a narrative chronicle of American organized labor from the origins of the industrial age to the present, documenting the rise and fall of unions and the ongoing ...

Collision Course

Author: Joseph A. McCartin
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019991205X
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(Geneva: International Labour Office, 1987), 1–47; Fort Lauderdale Vice Mayor
Robert O. Cox to Ronald Reagan, August 24, 1981, WHORM Subject File PE001
(037,730), RRPL; Donahue quoted in Philip Dray, There Is Power in a Union: The
Epic Story of Labor in America (New York: Doubleday, 2010), 639; FMCS director
Kay McMurray quoted in “Strike Activity Down, Thank Reagan, Says New FMCS
Director,” GUC, August 27, 1982, 2; quotation from Boston Union Teacher, ...

Arts And Crafts Architecture

Author: Maureen Meister
Publisher: University Press of New England
ISBN: 1611686628
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... also Philip Dray, There Is Power in a Union: The Epic Story of Labor in America
, New York: Doubleday, 2010. Thomas J. Schlereth, Victorian America:
Transformations in Everyday Life, 1876–1915, New York: Harper Perennial, 1992
(orig. pub. 1991), p. 53. See also Wiebe, p. 45, who notes that in 1886 Cleveland
gave the first presidential statement on the subject of labor. McGerr, pp. 119–20.
He also discusses the handicrafts movement, pp. 133–34. On the Progressive
movement, ...

Unions For Beginners

Author: David Cogswell
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1934389781
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Written and illustrated in the user-friendly, accessible style of the For Beginners series, Unions For Beginners presents the epic story of the labor movement in a simple, memorable way.

An Empire Of Wealth

Author: John Steele Gordon
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060093625
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Asserts that America became a modern superpower through its ability to generate wealth, documenting how the nation became an economic force through innovation and ambition while citing such challenges as the Civil War, the Depression, and ...

The Great Railway Revolution

Author: Christian Wolmar
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 0857897799
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The Epic Story of the American Railroad Christian Wolmar ... There was, though,
more to the dispute than simply the location of the line. The Southern leaders
perceived the Transcontinental as the means of extending their plantation
economy westwards, replicating the same kind of smalltown America
characteristic of the antebellum South and, crucially, retaining the slave labour
that was integral to their way of life: 'The South saw land in a traditional light, as
home and heritage, not ...

Author: Laurent Binet
ISBN: 9786169205265
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The Boilermakers Journal

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The agreements are in the form of two resolutions, prepared by the USHA Labor
Relations Division and approved by the executive council of the Building and
Construction Trades Department of the American Federation of Labor. In effect
they ... Then the report tells the epic story of George Gould and his "march
eastward," in his grandiose attempt to combine a coast-to-coast railroad, and his
final defeat at the hands of the Pennsylvania, Morgan and other powerful
interests. It says that ...

American Work

Author: Jacqueline Jones
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393318333
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Highlights how every significant social transformation in American history affected the advances of Blacks in the labor force