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Anderson, Carlotta R.

Summary: "All-American Anarchist chronicles the life and work of Joseph A. Labadie (1850-1933), Detroit's prominent labor organizer and one of early labor's most influential activists. A dynamic participant in the major social reform movements of the Gilded Age, Labadie was a central figure in the pervasive struggle for a new social order as the American Midwest underwent rapid industrialization at the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LABADIE, JO AND

Summary: Solidarity! All for One and One for All!₄ Founded in Chicago in 1905, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) took to organizing unskilled workers into one big union and changed the course of American history. This compelling documentary of the IWW (or The Wobblies' as they were known) tells the story of workers in factories, sawmills, wheat fields, forests, mines, and on the docks as they...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WOB

Hochschild, Adam

Summary: "A character-driven look at a pivotal period in American history, 1917-1920: the tumultuous home front during WWI and its aftermath, when violence broke out across the country thanks to the first Red Scare, labor strife, and immigration battles"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mariner Books 2022

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Comstock, Lyndon.

Summary: A biography of Annie Clemenc, who led the 1913 strike by copper miners employed by the Calumet & Hecla Mining Company in upper Michigan. It covers her childhood, her work in the Slovenian immigrant community in Calumet, Michigan, her participation in the copper strike, and her subsequent life in Chicago.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: L. Comstock 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CLEMENC, ANNIE COM

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CLEMENC COM

Kelly, Kim

Summary: "Freed Black women organizing for protection in the Reconstruction-era South. Jewish immigrant garment workers braving deadly conditions for a sliver of independence. Asian American fieldworkers rejecting government-sanctioned indentured servitude across the Pacific. Incarcerated workers advocating for basic human rights and fair wages. The queer Black labor leader who helped orchestrate...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Signal Publishers/Atria 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 331.8097 KEL

Russell, Mary Doria

Summary: In July 1913, 25-year-old Annie Clements had seen enough of the world to know that it was unfair. She's spent her whole life in the copper-mining town of Calumet, Michigan where men risked their lives for meager salaries and had barely enough to put food on the table and clothes on their backs. The women labor in the houses of the elite, and send their men deep underground each day, dreading...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

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Nolan, Hamilton

Summary: "The thesis is simple: Inequality is America's biggest problem. Unions are the single strongest tool that working people have to fix this problem. But the labor movement of today has failed to enable enough individuals to join unions. Thus, organized labor's powerful potential is being wielded incompetently. And what is happening inside of organized labor will-far more than most people...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2024

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