In 1927, at the urging of twenty-one-year-old Harriet, Mrs. Livingston reluctantly recalls her experiences at the Triangle Shirtwaist factory, including miserable working conditions that led to a strike, then the fire that took the...
Strikes and lockouts
- Author:Haddix, Margaret PetersonSummary:
- The edge of anarchy : the railroad barons, the Gilded Age, and the greatest labor uprising in AmericaAuthor:Kelly, JackSummary:
At the pinnacle of the Gilded Age, a boycott of Pullman sleeping cars by hundreds of thousands of railroad employees brought commerce to a standstill across much of the country. With the country now in a New Gilded Age, this look back...
- Author:Bowden, Charles, Kesey, KenSummary:
This wild-spirited tale tells of a bitter strike that rages through a small lumber town along the Oregon coast. Bucking that strike out of sheer cussedness are the Stampers. Out of the Stamper familys rivalries and betrayals Ken Kesey...
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- Author:Honey, Michael K.Summary:
With novelistic drama and rich scholarly detail, Michael Honey brings to life the magnetic characters who clashed on the Memphis battlefield: stalwart black workers; fiery black ministers; volatile, young, black-power advocates;...
- Author:Sembène, OusmaneSummary:
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- Author:Dublin, AnneSummary:
"In 1931 during the Great Depression sisters Sophie and Rose join the Toronto Dressmakers' Strike and the fight of their lives."--Back cover