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Labor Studies



link to catalog page ARCHIBALD, Wartime Shipyard

Wartime Shipyard

A Study in Social Disunity

Author: Katherine Archibald
Pub Date: October 2006

An eye-opening first-hand account of life in a WWII shipyard from a woman's perspective   learn more...

link to catalog page FONES-WOLF, Waves of Opposition

Waves of Opposition

Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

Author: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Pub Date: October 2006

A riveting look at the rise of labor radio   learn more...

link to catalog page, City of Clerks

City of Clerks

Office and Sales Workers in Philadelphia, 1870-1920

Author: Jerome P. Bjelopera
Pub Date: May 2005

A new class of workers in the city   learn more...

link to catalog page KORR, The End of Baseball As We Knew It

The End of Baseball As We Knew It

The Players Union, 1960-81

Author: Charles P. Korr
Pub Date: 2005

The fascinating history of the MLBPA's transformation into the nation's most powerful labor union   learn more...

link to catalog page GABACCIA, Italian Workers of the World

Italian Workers of the World

Labor Migration and the Formation of Multiethnic States

Author: Edited by Donna R. Gabaccia and Fraser M. Ottanelli
Pub Date: 2005

The impact of transnational Italian workers on the countries where they lived and worked   learn more...

link to catalog page BRODY, Labor Embattled

Labor Embattled

History, Power, Rights

Author: David Brody
Pub Date: April 2005

What history has to say about the current crisis of American labor   learn more...

link to catalog page JONES, The Tribe of Black Ulysses

The Tribe of Black Ulysses

African American Lumber Workers in the Jim Crow South

Author: William P. Jones
Pub Date: April 2005

An innovative new study of the largest group of black industrial workers in the South   learn more...

link to catalog page, Young America

Young America

Land, Labor, and the Republican Community

Author: Mark A. Lause
Pub Date: 2005

How working people's republican "free labor" ethos changed the national agenda at a crucial period in U.S. history   learn more...

link to catalog page, African American Miners and Migrants

African American Miners and Migrants

The Eastern Kentucky Social Club

Author: Thomas E. Wagner and Phillip J. Obermiller
Pub Date: March 2004

The history of the Eastern Kentucky Social Club’s past and present bring the hidden aspects of Appalachian history and culture to life   learn more...

link to catalog page REUTTER, Making Steel

Making Steel

Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might

Author: Mark Reutter
Pub Date: 2004

An expanded and updated edition featuring 26 pages of photos, an author's preface, and a new chapter detailing the devastating effects of Bethlehem Steel's bankruptcy titled "The Discarded American Worker"   learn more...

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