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The iron puddler : my life in the rolling mills and what came of it

Author: James J Davis
Publisher: Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, ©1922.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Autobiography of the Davis, Secretary of Labor under presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Covers his youth and early work in the iron industry, his membership in the Loyal Order of Moose, and founding of the Mooseheart School.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Davis, James J. (James John), 1873-1947.
Iron puddler.
Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, ©1922
(OCoLC)613873079
Named Person: James J Davis; James J Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Davis
OCLC Number: 1509320
Description: 275 pages : frontispiece (portrait) ; 21 cm
Contents: I. The Home-Made Suit of Clothes --
II. A Trait of the Welsh People --
III. No Gift From the Fairies --
IV. She Sings to Her Nest --
V. The Lost Feather Bed --
VI. Hunting for Lost Children --
VII. Hard Sledding in America --
VIII. My First Regular Job --
IX. The Scattered Family --
X. Melodrama Becomes Comedy --
XI. Keeping Open House --
XII. My Hand Touches Iron --
XIII. Scene in a Rolling Mill --
XIV. Boiling Down the Pigs --
XV. The Iron Biscuits --
XVI. Wresting a Prize from Nature's Hand --
XVII. Man is Iron Too --
XVIII. On Being a Good Guesser --
XIX. I Start on My Travels --
XX. The red Flag and The Watermelons --
XXI. Envy is the Sulphur in Human Pig-Iron --
XXII. Loaded Down with Literature --
XXIII. The Puddler Has a Vision --
XXIV. Joe the Poor Brakeman --
XXV. A Drop in the Bucket of Blood --
XXVI. A Grub Reformer Puts Us Out of Grub --
XXVII. The Pie Eater's Paradise --
XXVIII. Caught in a Southern Peonage Camp --
XXIX. A Sick, Emaciated Social System --
XX. Breaking into the Tin Industry --
XXXI. Unaccustomed as I am to Public Speaking --
XXXII. Logic Wins in the Stretch --
XXXIII. I Meet the Industrial Captains --
XXXIV. Shirts for Tin Rollers --
XXXV. An Uplifter Ruled by Envy --
XXXVI. Growling for the Bosses' Blood --
XXXVII. Free and Unlimited Coinage --
XXXVIII. The Editor Gets My Goat --
XXXIX. Putting Jazz Into the Campaign --
XL. Father Took Me Seriously --
XLI. A Paving Contractor Puts Me on the Paving --
XLII. The Everlasting Moralizer --
XLIII. From Tin Worker to Small Capitalist --
XLIV. A Change to Realize a Dream --
XLV. The Dream Comes True --
XLVI. The Mooseheart Idea --
XLVII. Life's Problems --
XLVIII. Building a Better World by Education --
XLIX. Conclusion
Responsibility: by James J. Davis ; introduction by Joseph G. Cannon.

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Autobiography of the Davis, Secretary of Labor under presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Covers his youth and early work in the iron industry, his membership in the Loyal Order of Moose, and founding of the Mooseheart School.

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