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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Weir; James P Hanlan
ISBN: 0313318409 9780313318405 0313328633 9780313328633 0313328641 9780313328640
OCLC Number: 1010860581
Notes: Also available online.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Credo Reference Ltd., 2010. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Access limited to the Stetson community.
Description: 2 volumes (xxii, 733 pages) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Appendix: Labor Documents. American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Constitution: Preamble and Article II --
Anthracite Coal Strike of 1902: Response to a New York Times Letter by Mine Owners Spokesman George Baer --
Black Workers after the Knights of Labor: July 1918 Article from The Messenger --
"Bread and Roses": Poem by James Oppenheim-1912 --
Cesar Chavez: "The Mexican-American and the Church" --
Coalition of Labor Union Women: Mission Statement --
Colored National Labor Union --
Communist Manifesto (1848) --
Comparable Worth: 1986 Minnesota Study by Sara Evans and Barbara Nelson --
Direct Action and Sabotage: Excerpt from May 1912 Article by Frank Bohn in Solidarity --
Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (D.R.U.M.): Excerpt of February 1971 Article in Inner-City Voice --
Edward Bellamy: Excerpts from Looking Backward (1888) --
Eight-Hour Association: 1886 Appeal for Reduction in Working Hours --
Emma Goldman: Excerpts from Her Autobiography --
Eugene V. Debs: Excerpts from His Statement Upon Sentencing for Violation of the Espionage Act, 1918 --
Excluding Black Workers: 1902 Letter in Locomotive Firemen's Magazine and 1929 Article by Elmer Anderson Carter in Opportunity --
Fair Wages: Excerpt from John L. Lewis's The Miners' Fight for American Standards (1925) --
Flint Sit-Down Strike: Excerpt of 1976 Interview of Genora Johnson Dollinger --
Forcing the Hand of the Fair Employment Practices Committee: Excerpt from November 1942 Article in Survey Graphic Magazine --
Forty Years in a Steel Mill: Studs Terkel Interviews Steelworker Steve Dubi --
Founding of the American Federation of Labor (AFL): Excerpts for the AFL Call to Action (1886) --
Gilded Age Social Conditions: Testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee upon the Relations between Labor and Capital (1883) --
Grape Boycott: September 1965 Memo of Cesar Chavez --
Immigrant Workers: Excerpt from a December 1881 Article by Elizabeth Buffum Chase in the Labor Standard --
Indentured Servant Contract (1627) --
An Insider's View of the Fair Employment Practices Committee: An Interview with Earl B. Dickerson --
Knights of Labor: Preamble and Platform to Their Constitution (1891). The Lawrence Strike, 1912: Excerpt from the Autobiography of Big Bill Haywood --
Life in Lowell, Massachusetts: Boarding House and Factory Rules for the Hamilton Manufacturing Company (1848) --
Molly Maguires: Excerpts from an 1894 Article by Cleveland Moffet in McClure's Magazine --
National Labor Relations (Wagner) Act (1935) --
Persecution of the Industrial Workers of the World: "Big Bill" Haywood's Description of the 1919 Murder of Wesley Everest --
Principles of Scientific Management: Excerpt from Frederick Winslow Taylor's Shop Management, 1911 --
Excerpts from Henry George's Progress and Poverty (1879) --
Pullman, Illinois, a Company Town: Excerpt from U.S. Strike Commission Report on the Chicago Strikes of June and July 1894 --
Pullman Strike: Another Excerpt from the U.S. Strike Commission Report --
Real-Life Rosie the Riveter: Excerpt of Augusta Clawson's Experiences as a World War II Shipyard Worker --
Rerum Novarum: Excerpts from Bull Issued by Pope Leo XIII in 1891 --
Social Darwinism: Excerpt from Rev. Henry Ward Beecher's "Bread-and-Water" Sermon (1877) --
"Solidarity Forever": Ralph Chaplin's American Labor Anthem (1915) --
Steel Workers: Excerpt from John Fitch's The Steel Workers, 1910 --
Stella Nowicki: Interview with a Meatpacking Plant Worker, 1973 --
Strikes: Excerpts from Samuel Gompers's Testimony before a U.S. House Committee on Capital-Labor Relations (1899) --
Sweatshops: Excerpt from Louis Levine's Description of Turn-of-the-Century Abuses in Garment-Industry Sweatshops --
Taft-Hartley Labor Relations Act (1947) --
Terence V. Powderly: Excerpts from His Autobiography --
Textile Workers: Excerpt of Testimony before the U.S. Senate by John Hill, 1885 --
"There Is Power in a Union": A Song by Joe Hill, 1913 --
Thomas Geoghegan: Excerpt from Which Side Are You On?, 1991 --
Triangle Fire: Excerpts from the March 1911 New York Times Account of the Fire and from an April 1911 Speech by Rose Schneiderman --
Voluntarism: Excerpts from Samuel Gompers's Autobiography (1925) --
Women in the American Federation of Labor: Excerpt from Writings of Edward O'Donnell --
Women on the Breadlines During the Depression: An Account Published by Meridel Le Sueur in New Masses 1932 --
Yellow-Dog Contract (1904) --
Yellow-Dog Contract in the Coal Industry (1917).
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of American labor
Responsibility: edited by Robert Weir and James P. Hanlan.


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