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Women, Work and Protest:

A Century of U.S. Women's Labor History (1985)






Editor’s Preface pdf

1  “Bread before roses:  American workingmen, labor unions and the family wage,”

    by Martha May pdf

2  “Labor organizing and female institution-building:  The Chicago Women’s Trade Union League, 1904-24,”

    by Colette A. Hyman pdf

3  “Bread and roses revisited:  Women’s culture and working-class activism in the Lawrence strike of 1912,”

    by Ardis Cameron pdf

4  “The women of the Colorado Fuel and Iron strike, 1913-14,”

    by Priscilla Long pdf

5  “Another look at the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union:  Women, industry structure and collective action”     by Roger Waldinger pdf

6  “Problems of coalition-building:  Women and trade unions in the 1920s,”

    by Alice Kessler-Harris pdf

7  “Survival strategies among African-American women workers:  A continuing process,”

    by Rosalyn Terborg-Penn pdf

8  “‘I know which side I’m on’:  Southern women in the labor movement in the twentieth century,”

    by Mary Frederickson pdf

9  “‘Where I was a person’:  The Ladies’ Auxiliary in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters’ strikes,”

    by Marjorie Penn Lasky pdf

10  “‘We’re no Kitty Foyles’:  Organizing office workers for the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1937-50,”

     by Sharon Hartman Strom pdf

11  “Organizing the United Automobile Workers:  Women workers at the Ternstedt General Motors parts plant,”

     by Ruth Meyerowitz pdf

12  “Women and the United Automobile Workers’ Union in the 1950s,”

     by Nancy Gabin pdf

13  “Unionized women in state and local government,”

     by Deborah E. Bell pdf

14  “Women workers, feminism and the labor movement since the 1960s,”

     by Ruth Milkman pdf

Index  pdf

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