The Resource American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935

American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935

Label
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
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Subject
Genre
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
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
331.8811385097309042
Index
index present
LC call number
HD6515.R1 H85 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Working in the Americas
Label
American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 12. Gangway! Let a man show you how to do this job!, BLEJ, October 1928Notes; Bibliography; Index
  • 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
Control code
ocn815667426
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813038544
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35437121
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)815667426
  • pebcs0813038545

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