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American city; a rank-and-file history,

Author: Charles R Walker
Publisher: New York, Toronto, Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated [©1937]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A history of the early years of Minneapolis, Minnesota, including extensive coverage of the Farmer-Labor Party and the trucker's strike of 1934.
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Walker, Charles R. (Charles Rumford), 1893-1974.
American city.
New York, Toronto, Farrar & Rinehart, incorporated [©1937]
(OCoLC)578230336
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles R Walker
OCLC Number: 480952
Notes: "This is the 'biography' of one American city ... I have chosen the Northwest and one of its economic capitals, Minneapolis, as the theme ... A large section of the biography has been devoted to the delineation of ... the general truck drivers' strikes of 1934"--Introduction.
Description: xvi, 278 pages frontispiece, plates, portraits 22 cm
Contents: I. American city --
II. The golden age of economic empire --
III. Fate of the rank-and-file empire builders --
IV. Political revolt and the war --
V. The Farmer-Labor Party in power --
VI. 1934 : city of tension --
VII. The first challenge --
VIII. Battle in the streets --
IX. Personal lives --
X. Civil war in July --
XI. Three citizens and the fate of a city --
XII. Truce between the past and the present --
XIII. Everyday life --
XIV. The dynamo of change --
XV. Crossroads.
Responsibility: by Charles Rumford Walker.

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A history of the early years of Minneapolis, Minnesota, including extensive coverage of the Farmer-Labor Party and the trucker's strike of 1934.

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