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The working waterfront : the story of Tacoma's ships and men

Author: Ronald Magden; A D Martinson
Publisher: Tacoma, Wash. : [International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, Local 23 of Tacoma?], 1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Magden; A D Martinson
OCLC Number: 9628962
Description: vi, 181 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The origins of the Port of Tacoma --
The coming of the longshoremen --
The open shop era --
The people create the Port of Tacoma --
"We must be the best" --
Historical illustrations of Tacoma longshoremen and the port --
The great maritime strike of 1934 --
Tacoma longshoremen and the AFL-CIO split --
The mechanization of the Tacoma waterfront --
The gateway port --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Ronald Magden, A.D. Martinson ; with foreword by John R. Hickman.

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