By Eric Arnesen
A RUSA 2007 extraordinary Reference identify
The Encyclopedia folks hard work and Working-Class History offers sweeping insurance folks exertions historical past. Containing over 650 entries, the Encyclopedia encompasses exertions background from the colonial period to the current. Articles specialise in states, areas, classes, monetary sectors and occupations, race-relations, ethnicity, and faith, suggestions and advancements in exertions economics, environmentalism, globalization, felony background, alternate unions, moves, organisations, contributors, administration family, and govt organisations and commissions. Articles disguise such concerns as immigration and migratory exertions, ladies and hard work, hard work in each struggle attempt, slavery and the slave-trade, union-resistance through organisations corresponding to Wal-Mart, and the historical past of cronyism and corruption, and the mafia inside of components of work historical past. hard work heritage is usually thought of in its illustration in movie, song, literature, and schooling. very important articles conceal the notion of working-class tradition, equivalent to the surge in sympathy for the operating category following September eleven, 2001. Written as an goal social heritage, the Encyclopedia encapsulates the increase and decline, and non-stop swap people hard work historical past into the twenty-first century.
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Frey, John Furuseth, Andrew Garvey, Marcus George, Henry Goldman, Emma Gompers, Samuel Gutman, Herbert Haley, Margaret Hamilton, Alice Hapgood, Powers Harrington, Michael Haywood, William D. ‘‘Big Bill’’ Heighton, William Henry, John Herstein, Lillian Higgins, Monsignor George G. Hill, Joe Hillman, Bessie Abramowitz Hillman, Sidney Hoffa, James P. Hoffa, James R. Horton, Myles Hudson, Hosea Huerta, Dolores C. Hutcheson, William L. Irons, Martin Jones, Claudia Jones, ‘‘Mother’’ Mary Harris Kearney, Denis Keefe, Daniel Kelley, Florence Kenney O’Sullivan, Mary Kirkland, Lane Labadie, Joseph A.
By 1910, two rival groups of producing managers—the Theatrical Syndicate and the Shubert Organization—had established an iron grip over the theater business in the United States. S. show business, centralizing and rationalizing a wasteful and inefficient booking system and generating vast profits in the process. Among the thousands of men and women who earned a living treading the boards, however, they aroused considerable hostility. Though they injected an element of stability into a notoriously volatile industry, they did little to improve the working conditions of ordinary actors and actresses.
Crispin and the Daughters of St. Crispin Laborers’ International Union of North America Louisiana Farmers’ Union Major League Baseball Players Association Marine Transport Workers’ Industrial Union Mechanics’ Union of Trade Associations of Philadelphia National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees National Education Association National Federation of Federal Employees National Football League Players Association National Hockey League Players Association National Labor Union National Miners Union National Union of Marine Cooks and Stewards National Union of Textile Workers New England Association of Farmers, Mechanics, and Other Working Men Order of United American Mechanics Railroad Brotherhoods Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union Sailors’ Union of the Pacific Service Employees’ International Union Share Croppers Union (1930s) Sons of Vulcan Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union Sovereigns of Industry Stockyards Labor Council Teamsters for a Democratic Union Telephone Operators Union Textile Workers Union of America Transport Workers Union United Brewery Workers United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing, and Allied Workers of America United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America United Farm Workers of America United Food and Commercial Workers’ Union United Government Employees United Hatters, Cap, and Millinery Workers’ International Union xxxiii THEMATIC LIST OF ENTRIES United Mine Workers of America United Office and Professional Workers of America United Packinghouse Workers of America/ Packinghouse Workers Organizing Committee United Public Workers of America/United Federal Workers of America xxxiv United Rubber Workers of America United Steelworkers of America United Textile Workers Western Federation of Miners/International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers INTRODUCTION At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the scholarly field of labor history is a large, sophisticated, and diverse one.
Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working-Class History, 3 Vol set by Eric Arnesen