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The Resource Down on the killing floor : Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54, Rick Halpern

Down on the killing floor : Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54, Rick Halpern

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Down on the killing floor : Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54
Title
Down on the killing floor
Title remainder
Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54
Statement of responsibility
Rick Halpern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This detailed study of the relationship between race relations and unionization in Chicago's meatpacking industry draws on traditional primary and secondary materials and on an extensive set of interviews conducted in the mid-1980s that explore subjective dimensions of the workers' experience
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Halpern, Rick
Dewey number
331.88/1649/00977311
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8039.P152
LC item number
U538 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The working class in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Packing-house workers
  • Packing-houses
  • African American packing-house workers
  • Packing-house workers
  • Labor unions
  • United Packinghouse Workers of America
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Label
Down on the killing floor : Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54, Rick Halpern
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Hog butcher for the world" : Chicago's meatpacking industry -- The Stockyards Labor Council -- Chicago's packinghouse workers in the 1920s -- "Negro and white, unite and fight" : the rise of the Chicago P.W.O.C. -- Organizing the stockyards, 1937-1940 -- Chicago's packinghouse workers during World War II -- The path not taken : the formation of the United Packinghouse Workers of America
Control code
36126772
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780252066337
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96051264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Down on the killing floor : Black and white workers in Chicago's packinghouses, 1904-54, Rick Halpern
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [251]-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Hog butcher for the world" : Chicago's meatpacking industry -- The Stockyards Labor Council -- Chicago's packinghouse workers in the 1920s -- "Negro and white, unite and fight" : the rise of the Chicago P.W.O.C. -- Organizing the stockyards, 1937-1940 -- Chicago's packinghouse workers during World War II -- The path not taken : the formation of the United Packinghouse Workers of America
Control code
36126772
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 309 pages
Isbn
9780252066337
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96051264
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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