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Keystone of democracy : a history of Pennsylvania workers

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Keystone of democracy : a history of Pennsylvania workers / Howard Harris, editor ; Perry K. Blatz, associate editor ; Ronald L. Fillippeli ... [et al.].
Publication
Harrisburg : Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1999.

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xiv, 361 p. : ill.; 23 cm.
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Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Colonial work, colonial workers / Ronald L. Filippelli -- Printing / Ronald L. Filippelli -- An industrial giant takes shape, 1800-1872 / Ken Fones-Wolf -- The battle of Clearfield Creek / Howard Harris -- Disaster at Avondale / Howard Harris -- Titanic struggles, 1873-1916 / Perry K. Blatz -- Terence V. Powderly / Perry K. Blatz -- The Lattimer massacre / Kenneth C. Wolensky -- Rinaldo Cappellini, the Knox Mine Disaster and the decline of the anthracite coal industry / Perry K. Blatz and Robert P. Wolensky -- Shaping a new labor movement, 1917-1941 / Peter Gottlieb -- James Hudson Maurer / John C. Brennan -- Thomas Kennedy, "the little giant of the anthracite" / Maier B. Fox -- Van Amberg Bittner, 1885-1949 / Russell Gibbons -- Glory days, 1941-1969 / Mark McColloch -- The postwar strike wave: the case of the plate glass workers / Richard O'Connor -- Philip Murray: Pennsylvania's mid-century labor giant / Louis Pappalardo -- Gaston Le Blanc: union activist / Paul LeBlanc -- Amy Ballinger: Pittsburgh's first lady of labor / Dale Newman -- Min Matheson and the Wyoming Valley District of the ILGWU / Kenneth C. and Robert P. Wolensky -- Pittsburgh teachers and collective bargaining / John Tarka -- Hard times and new hopes, 1970-1997 / Howard Harris -- Act 195 / Harry Boyer -- Lock Haven's last Piper airplane / Howard Harris -- Conflict and compromise in the western Pennsylvania construction industry / Howard Harris.
Call Number
ISC 02-5172
ISBN
0892710845
Title
Keystone of democracy : a history of Pennsylvania workers / Howard Harris, editor ; Perry K. Blatz, associate editor ; Ronald L. Fillippeli ... [et al.].
Imprint
Harrisburg : Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1999.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added Author
Harris, Howard.
Blatz, Perry K.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Research Call Number
ISC 02-5172
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