Unions and politics in Washington State, 1885-1935
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Unions and politics in Washington State, 1885-1935

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English



  • Washington (State)


  • Labor unions -- Washington (State) -- Political activity -- History

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Edition Notes

StatementJonathan Dembo.
SeriesModern American history.
LC ClassificationsHD8079.W3 D45 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination709 p. ;
Number of Pages709
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3507635M
ISBN 10082405654X
LC Control Number82049071

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SOURCES: Books: Clark, Norman H. Mill Town: A Social History of Everett e: University of Washington Press, Dembo,Jonathon, Unions and Politics in Washington State Schwantes, Carlos A. Radical Heritage: Labor, Socialism, and Reform in Washington and British Columbia, Newspapers. Labor Journal (Everett weekly ) [A UW MicNews] Civil Rights. This woodcut from the Voice of Action, a Seattle weekly published by the Communist Party, shows the spirit of militance and the new alliances behind the struggle for equal accompanied a article about the Todd bill that would have banned mix-race marriages in Washington Unpublished MA Thesis, University of Washington, p. 16 Berner interview of Frank Jenkins. 17 Jonathan Dembo, “A History of the Washington State Labor Movement, ” (Unpublished PhD diss., University of Washington, ), 18 Ronald Magden, Tape Recorded Interview of Andrew and Renee Jenkins, July 7, 19   The history of union busting in the United States dates back to the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century which produced a rapid expansion in factories and manufacturing capabilities. As workers moved away from farm work to factories, mines and other hard labor, they faced harsh working conditions such as long hours, low pay and health ://

This section foregrounds the Communist Party in Washington during the s, but see our companion site, the Communist Party in Washington State History and Memory Project, for a history from Washington had a long history of labor radicalism and left-wing class   unions in Ohio demonstrates the need for unions to reflect local and state situations. For example at the time of his article the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library had two unions. Office, clerical and maintenance employees were represented by the Communication Workers of American and ?article=&context=si_facpub. Answer: The American Federation of Labor–Congress of Industrial Organizations, an American federation of autonomous labor unions, was formed in by the merger of the AFL (founded ), which originally organized workers in craft unions, and the CIO (founded ), which organized workers by   The book looked at unions from two perspectives: first, what we called the monopoly face of union – unions acting as raisers of benefits for their members – and second, the voice face of unions, or how unions represented labour in the workplace and in the body politic, giving voice to people who otherwise wouldn’t have had much ://