Silk stockings and socialism Philadelphia's radical hosiery workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Silk stockings and socialism Philadelphia's radical hosiery workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal

Author: Sharon McConnell-Sidorick
Publisher: Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press [2017] © 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In an effort to get their rightful due as producers, the young women and men who worked in the hosiery mills of Kensington, the working class heart of Philadelphia, organized the American Federation of Full-Fashioned Hosiery Workers (AFFFHW), a movement that swept Philadelphia and eventually had a significant impact on the creation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the New Deal, and labor feminism. In  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Online-Ausgabe (ebook)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon McConnell-Sidorick
ISBN: 9781469632957 1469632950 9781469632940 1469632942
OCLC Number: 1073376403
Description: xii, 280 Seiten Illustrationen
Responsibility: Sharon McConnell-Sidorick.
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In this first history of the remarkable Federation of Full-Fashioned Hosiery Workers (AFFFHW) union, Sharon McConnell-Sidorick reveals how activists ingeniously fused youth culture and radical  Read more...

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