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Sit-down: the General Motors strike of 1936-1937. by Fine, Sidney,1920-;
Includes bibliographical references.
Subjects: General Motors Corporation Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937.; Strikes and lockouts--Automobile industry--Michigan;
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Beneath the surface : a journal of life & love during the great copper strike of 1913 / by Hall, J. P.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [104]).
Subjects: Copper Miners' Strike, Mich., 1913-1914; Strikes and lockouts;
© 2013, [2001]., [P.I.A., Inc., Petticoat Press],
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The labor wars : from the Molly Maguires to the sit downs / by Lens, Sidney.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-354) and index.
Subjects: Labor disputes; Strikes and lockouts; Labor unions;
© 2008., Haymarket Books ; Turnaround [distributor],
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In dubious battle / by Steinbeck, John,1902-1968.; French, Warren G.,1922-;
Includes bibliographical references (page xxv).Set in the California apple country this novel portrays a strike by migrant workers that metamorphoses from principled defiance into blind fanaticism.
Subjects: Migrant agricultural laborers; Strikes and lockouts; Labor movement; Apple growers;
© 2006., Penguin Books,
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The Triangle Fire : a brief history with documents / by Argersinger, Jo Ann E.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-130) and index,Pt. 1. Introduction : The fire that changed America. The garment industry and its workers -- Triangle and the "uprising of twenty thousand" -- The Triangle tragedy: grief and outrage -- "The fire that lit the nation": investigations and reform -- pt. 2. The documents. 1. The garment industry and its workers: Fire and the skyscraper, the problem of protecting workers in New York's tower factories / Arthur E. McFarlane ; The shirtwaist trade / Pearl Goodman and Elsa Ueland ; Out of the shadow / Rose Cohen ; The story of a sweatshop girl / Sadie Frowne ; Life in the shop / Clara Lemlich -- 2. Triangle and the "uprising of twenty thousand": Arrest strikers for being assaulted / The New York Times ; Women in a labor war, how the working girls of New York East Side have learned to use men's weapons in a struggle for better conditions / Allan L. Benson ; Church to the aid of girl strikers / The New York Times ; The working girls' strike / William Mailly ; The uprising of the twenty thousands (dedicated to the waistmakers of 1909) -- 3. The Triangle tragedy, grief and outrage: The Triangle fire / The New York World ; Thrilling incidents in Gotham holocaust that wiped out one hundred and fifty lives / Chicago Sunday Tribune ; Partners' account of the disaster / The New York Times ; The Washington Place fire / Rosey Safran ; 120,000 pay tribute to the fire victims / The New York Times ; Emergency relief after the Washington Place fire: New York, March 25, 1911 / Report of the Red Cross Emergency Relief Committee of the Charity Organization of the Society of the City of New York ; Budgets of the Triangle fire victims / Elizabeth Dutcher ; All for one / Rose Schneiderman ; The Triangle fire / Martha Bensley Bruere -- 4. "The fire that lit the nation," investigations and reform: Indictments in the Asch fire case / The Outlook ; 147 dead, nobody guilty / The Literary Digest ; What the grave covers / Chicago Daily Tribune ; Preliminary report of the Factory Investigating Commission / State of New York ; Up to now: an autobiography / Alfred E. Smith ; The Roosevelt I knew / Frances Perkins.
Subjects: Clothing trade; Triangle Shirtwaist Company; Strikes and lockouts; Fires;
© c2009., Bedford/st Martins
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Death's door : the truth behind Michigan's largest mass murder / by Lehto, Steve.;
Includes bibliographical references.
Subjects: Italian Hall Disaster, Calumet, Mich., 1913.; Fires; False alarms; Mass murder; Copper miners; Children; Copper mines and mining; Strikes and lockouts;
© 2006., Momentum Books,
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