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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Littlewood, Thomas B.
Soldiers back home.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2004
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Thomas B Littlewood
|Description:||xvi, 187 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Origins and directions --
In the political tangle --
Chicago and downstate : the sectional schism --
The Bronzeville choice : striver or revolutionary? --
Taking on the red menace --
The legion, the Klan, and personal liberty --
The quest for the soldiers' bonus --
Hard times in the legion hall --
The labor movement : friend or foe? --
The ups and downs of the alpha legionnaires --
Echoes of the past.
|Responsibility:||Thomas B. Littlewood.|
Concentrating at first on the welfare of children who had lost their fathers in the war, the Legion later became involved in a variety of community service activities and served as a political training ground."--Jacket.