A tale of three cities; labor organization and protest in Paterson, Passaic, and Lawrence, 1916-1921. David J. Goldberg.

A tale of three cities; labor organization and protest in Paterson, Passaic, and Lawrence, 1916-1921

New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1989. xiv, 276p., wraps, very good condition. Includes numerous references to the IWW.

"In 1919 major strikes of the eight-hour day and higher wages erupted simultaneously in all three cities, leading to the formation of the Amalgamated Textile Workers of America (ATWA), a socialist-oriented industrial union led by A.J. Muste. David J. Goldberg examines and compares the rise and fall of union activity in each city and analyzes why the ATWA ultimately failed." - rear wrap.

Cat.No: 35511
ISBN: 0813513723

Price: $10.00

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