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The Resource Texas labor history, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney

Texas labor history, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney

Label
Texas labor history
Title
Texas labor history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Too often, observers and writers of Texas history have accepted assumptions about labor movements in the state-both organized and not-that do not bear up under the light of careful scrutiny. Offering a scholarly corrective to such misplaced suppositions, the studies in Texas Labor History provide a helpful new source for scholars and teachers who wish to fill in some of the missing pieces. Tackling a number of such presumptions-that a viable labor movement never existed in the Lone Star State; that black, brown, and white laborers, both male and f
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
331.8809764
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8083.T4
LC item number
T356 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1936-
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  • Glasrud, Bruce A
  • Maroney, James C.
Series statement
Centennial series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A & M University
Series volume
no. 119
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  • Labor
  • Labor
  • Labor movement
  • Labor movement
  • Labor unions
  • Labor unions
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Labor
  • Labor movement
  • Labor unions
  • Texas
  • Arbeit
  • Arbeiter
  • Arbeiterbewegung
  • Texas
Label
Texas labor history, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-420) and index
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
Introduction: the neglected heritage of Texas labor / James C. Maroney and Bruce A. Glasrud -- The early history of labor organizations in Texas, 1838-1876 / James V. Reese -- On empire's shore : free and unfree workers in Galveston, Texas, 1840-1860 / Robert S. Shelton -- The cowboy strike of 1883 : its causes and meaning / Robert E. Zeigler -- The radical potential of the Knights' biracialism : the 1885-1886 Gould system strikes and their aftermath / Theresa A. Case -- "Underground patriots" : Thurber coal miners and the struggle for industrial freedom, 1888-1903 / Marilyn D. Rhinehart -- The gospel of wealth goes south : John Henry Kirby and labor's struggle for self-determination, 1901-1916 / George T. Morgan Jr. -- Tenant farmer discontent and socialist protest in Texas, 1901-1917 / James R. Green -- The Texas-Louisiana oil field strike of 1917 / James C. Maroney -- Opening the closed shop : the Galveston longshoremen's strike of 1920-1921 / Joseph Abel -- Tejana radical : Emma Tenayuca and the San Antonio labor movement during the Great Depression / Zaragosa Vargas -- Unionizing the Trinity Portland Cement Company in Dallas, Texas, 1934-1939 / Gregg Andrews -- Discord in Dallas : auto workers, city fathers, and the Ford Motor Company, 1937-1941 / George N. Green -- Texas homeworkers in the Depression / Julia Kirk Blackwelder -- Black Texans and theater craft unionism : the struggle for racial equality / Ernest Obadele-Starks -- The failed promise of wartime opportunity for Mexicans in the Texas oil industry / Emilio Zamora -- No gold watch for Jim Crow's retirement : the abolition of segregated unionism at Houston's Hughes Tool Company / Michael R. Botson Jr. -- "Better to die on our feet than to live on our knees" : United Farm Workers and strikes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1966-1967 / Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson -- Adelante compañeros : the sanitation worker's struggle in Lubbock, Texas, 1968-1972 / Yolanda G. Romero
Control code
841229553
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 444 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603449786
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841229553
Label
Texas labor history, edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and James C. Maroney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-420) and index
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
Introduction: the neglected heritage of Texas labor / James C. Maroney and Bruce A. Glasrud -- The early history of labor organizations in Texas, 1838-1876 / James V. Reese -- On empire's shore : free and unfree workers in Galveston, Texas, 1840-1860 / Robert S. Shelton -- The cowboy strike of 1883 : its causes and meaning / Robert E. Zeigler -- The radical potential of the Knights' biracialism : the 1885-1886 Gould system strikes and their aftermath / Theresa A. Case -- "Underground patriots" : Thurber coal miners and the struggle for industrial freedom, 1888-1903 / Marilyn D. Rhinehart -- The gospel of wealth goes south : John Henry Kirby and labor's struggle for self-determination, 1901-1916 / George T. Morgan Jr. -- Tenant farmer discontent and socialist protest in Texas, 1901-1917 / James R. Green -- The Texas-Louisiana oil field strike of 1917 / James C. Maroney -- Opening the closed shop : the Galveston longshoremen's strike of 1920-1921 / Joseph Abel -- Tejana radical : Emma Tenayuca and the San Antonio labor movement during the Great Depression / Zaragosa Vargas -- Unionizing the Trinity Portland Cement Company in Dallas, Texas, 1934-1939 / Gregg Andrews -- Discord in Dallas : auto workers, city fathers, and the Ford Motor Company, 1937-1941 / George N. Green -- Texas homeworkers in the Depression / Julia Kirk Blackwelder -- Black Texans and theater craft unionism : the struggle for racial equality / Ernest Obadele-Starks -- The failed promise of wartime opportunity for Mexicans in the Texas oil industry / Emilio Zamora -- No gold watch for Jim Crow's retirement : the abolition of segregated unionism at Houston's Hughes Tool Company / Michael R. Botson Jr. -- "Better to die on our feet than to live on our knees" : United Farm Workers and strikes in the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1966-1967 / Mary Margaret McAllen Amberson -- Adelante compañeros : the sanitation worker's struggle in Lubbock, Texas, 1968-1972 / Yolanda G. Romero
Control code
841229553
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 444 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603449786
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841229553

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