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Spoiled silk : the Red mayor and the great Paterson textile strike

Author: George W Shea
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Spoiled Silk is the story of two immigrants from the Rhineland, William Brueckmann and his wife, Katherine, who started a new life in the American industrial city of Paterson, New Jersey. Committed to a socialist dream, they struggled to improve the lot of their fellow immigrants and, at the same time, to raise a family in the midst of the turbulence surrounding them. Their efforts contributed to the long-lived  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shea, George W.
Spoiled silk.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)654593520
Named Person: William Brueckmann; Katherine Brueckmann; Katherine Brueckmann; William Brueckmann
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George W Shea
ISBN: 0823221334 9780823221332 0823221342 9780823221349
OCLC Number: 47074603
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 205 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Like Just Yesterday --
The Cedar Cliff Hotel --
The Business and the Party --
Stubborn Dutchman --
Strike in the Paterson Mills --
The Haledon Meetings Begin --
Desperation Takes Hold --
The IWW on Trial --
A Question of How You See It --
The Strike Ends --
Family Matters, Party Matters --
The War --
Good Times --
Loss --
A Visit to Morrissee Avenue --
Bad Times --
Just Not in Him --
I Had a Son --
New Family --
Sunday Walks, Sunday Mass --
Retired Now --
Things Run Down --
The Last Walk.
Responsibility: George William Shea.
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This is the story of two immigrants, William and Katherine Brueckmann, who started a new life in America's first industrial city, Paterson New Jersey Committed to a socialist dream, they struggled to  Read more...

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