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"Hog butcher for the world" : Chicago's meatpacking industry — The Stockyards Labor Council — Chicago's packinghouse workers in the 1920s — "Negro and white, unite and fight" : the rise of the Chicago P.W.O.C. — Organizing the stockyards, 1937-1940 — Chicago's packinghouse workers during World War II — The path not taken : the formation of the United Packinghouse Workers of America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252066337
Author:
Halpern, Rick
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Chicago
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Labor - Unions
Subject:
Packing-house workers
Subject:
Packing-houses
Subject:
Chicago (Ill.) Race relations.
Subject:
Packing-houses -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History.
Subject:
African American packing-house workers
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Working Class in American History (Paperback)
Series Volume:
sv. 47
Publication Date:
19970831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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