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History, Am.: 20th C.



link to catalog page, No Votes for Women

No Votes for Women

The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

Author: Susan Goodier
Pub Date: April 2013

An evenhanded look at the women who fought not to vote   learn more...
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Rebels and Runaways

Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Author: Larry Eugene Rivers
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: August 2013

A comprehensive investigation of slave escape in antebellum Florida   learn more...
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The Sons of Westwood

John Wooden, UCLA, and the Dynasty That Changed College Basketball

Author: John Matthew Smith
Pub Date: October 2013

College basketball's most dynamic dynasty, on and off the hardwood   learn more...
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We Shall Be All

A History of the Industrial Workers of the World (abridged ed.)

Author: Melvyn Dubofsky
Pub Date: December 2013

A succinct rendition of Dubofsky’s classic and massive history of the IWW, bringing the story of the Industrial Workers of the World to a new generation   learn more...
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Wobblies on the Waterfront

Interracial Unionism in Progressive-Era Philadelphia

Author: Peter Cole
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: March 2013

The rise and fall of America’s first truly diverse labor union   learn more...
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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair

A Century of Progress

Author: Cheryl R. Ganz
Pub Date: Cloth: 2008; Paper: February 2012

From fan dancers to fan belts--the compelling, untold stories of Chicago's 1933 world fair   learn more...
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Advertising at War

Business, Consumers, and Government in the 1940s

Author: Inger L. Stole
Pub Date: November 2012

The advertising industry's rise to power, in war and peace   learn more...
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link to catalog page, The Black Chicago Renaissance Author: Edited by Darlene Clark Hine and John McCluskey Jr.
Pub Date: July 2012

Presenting early twentieth-century Chicago as a vital centerpiece of Black thought and expression   learn more...
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Cold War Progressives

Women's Interracial Organizing for Peace and Freedom

Author: Jacqueline Castledine
Pub Date: December 2012

Reconfiguring women's activism in the Cold War era   learn more...
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Hands on the Freedom Plow

Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC

Author: Edited by Faith S. Holsaert, Martha Prescod Norman Noonan, Judy Richardson, Betty Garman Robinson, Jean Smith Young, and Dorothy M. Zellner
Pub Date: Cloth: 2010; Paper: August 2012

An unprecedented women's history of the Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins to Black Power   learn more...
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