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The Resource American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935, (electronic resource)

American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935, (electronic resource)

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American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935
Title
American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
American historians tend to believe that labor activism was moribund in the years between the First World War and the New Deal. Jon Huibregtse challenges this perspective in his examination of the railroad unions of the time, arguing that not only were they active, but that they made a big difference in American Labor practices by helping to set legal precedents. Huibregtse explains how efforts by the Plumb Plan League and the Railroad Labor Executive Association created the Railroad Labor Act, its amendments, and the Railroad Retirement Act. These laws became models for the National Labor R
Member of
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Huibregtse, Jon R
Dewey number
331.8811385097309042
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Working in the Americas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Working class
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Railroading Prior to World War I; Figure 1. Train crew standing around wrecked locomotives, November 1906; Figure 2. Historic caboose in Neahwa Park, Oneonta, NY; 3. The Great War and its Aftermath; Figure 3. A.B. Garrettson; 4. Grassroots Political Organization; Figure 4. His Standard Bearer, Labor, August 30, 1924; 5. The Road to Political Power, 1922-1924
  • Figure 5. David B. RobertsonFigure 6. King and Queen on Election Day, Labor, October 30, 1924; 6. The Railway Labor Act; 7. Strengthening the Railway Labor Act; Figure 7. The Old Man Wakes Up, BLEJ, July 1926; Figure 8. Alexander F. Whitney; 8. Railroad Retirement and Social Security; Figure 9. ORC Home, Christmas, 1929; Figure 10. Helping to Put Over Needed Legislation, BLFEM, April1932; 9. Railroad Unions and Labor Banks; Table 1. The BLE's Financial Institutions; Figure 11. Europe Seven Weeks Tour, BLEJ, July 1923
  • Figure 12. Gangway! Let a man show you how to do this job!, BLEJ, October 1928Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815667426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813038544
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815667426
Label
American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Railroading Prior to World War I; Figure 1. Train crew standing around wrecked locomotives, November 1906; Figure 2. Historic caboose in Neahwa Park, Oneonta, NY; 3. The Great War and its Aftermath; Figure 3. A.B. Garrettson; 4. Grassroots Political Organization; Figure 4. His Standard Bearer, Labor, August 30, 1924; 5. The Road to Political Power, 1922-1924
  • Figure 5. David B. RobertsonFigure 6. King and Queen on Election Day, Labor, October 30, 1924; 6. The Railway Labor Act; 7. Strengthening the Railway Labor Act; Figure 7. The Old Man Wakes Up, BLEJ, July 1926; Figure 8. Alexander F. Whitney; 8. Railroad Retirement and Social Security; Figure 9. ORC Home, Christmas, 1929; Figure 10. Helping to Put Over Needed Legislation, BLFEM, April1932; 9. Railroad Unions and Labor Banks; Table 1. The BLE's Financial Institutions; Figure 11. Europe Seven Weeks Tour, BLEJ, July 1923
  • Figure 12. Gangway! Let a man show you how to do this job!, BLEJ, October 1928Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn815667426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813038544
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815667426

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