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Working lives : the Southern exposure history of labor in the South

Author: Marc S Miller
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [1980] ©1980
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Working lives.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1980
(OCoLC)648224879
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marc S Miller
ISBN: 0394509129 9780394509129 0394739655 9780394739656
OCLC Number: 6250206
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction / Herbert Gutman --
Part 1. The promised land, 1900-1929 --
Farm to mill: the first generation / Valerie Quinney --
We owed these children more / Margaret H. Martin --
The brotherhood / Jim Green --
If I could go back / Groesbeck Parham and Gwen Robinson --
Work like the devil for my pay: Mobile, Alabama, 1900-1929 / Melton McLaurin and Michael Thomason --
The recruiter / Clemen T. Imhoff --
Part 2. No more moanin', 1929-1945 --
Massacre at Gauley Bridge / Eric Frumin --
Strike at Davidson-Wilder, 1932-1933 / Brenda Bell and Fran Ansley --
Davidson-Wilder blues / Ed Davis --
The ballad of Barney Graham / Della Mae Graham --
Little David Blues / Tom Lowry --
Day by day, 1946: the Sergent family / photographs by Russell W. Lee --
The Southern Tenant Farmers' Union / Leah Wise and Sue Thrasher --
In Egypt land / John Beecher --
A place to speak our minds / Mary Frederickson --
My struggle to escape the cotton mill,1930 / southern summer school scrapbook --
I was in the Gastonia strike / Bertha Hendrix --
UAW sit-down strike: Atlanta, 1936 / Neill Herring and Sue Thrasher --
Those who were not afraid: Winston-Salem, 1943 / Bob Korstad --
Part 3. Here come a wind, 1945-1980 --
On the line at Oneita / Carolyn Ashbaugh and Dan McCurry --
A true poem: you can't just fire a man like that! / Joanie Whitebird --
Runaways / Don Stillman --
It's good to be home in Greenville / Cliff Sloan and Bob Hall --
Charleston Hospital Workers' Strike, 1969 / Steve Hoffius --
Contract at Brookside, 1974 / Tom Bethell and Bob Hall --
The rebel in me / Sean Devereux --
Puttin' down Ol' Massa: Laurel, Mississippi, 1979 / David Moberg --
Cotton: the fiber you can trust / Earl Dotter --
Cotton dust kills, and it's killing me / Mimi Conway --
OSHA: dynamite for workers / Chip Hughes and Len Stanley --
A new twist for textiles / Chip Hughes --
Labor on the move: the future / Marc S. Miller.
Other Titles: Southern exposure.
Responsibility: edited by Marc S. Miller ; with an introduction by Herbert Gutman.

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