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A history of the labor movement in California

Ira B. Cross

A history of the labor movement in California

by Ira B. Cross

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor movement -- California.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesUniversity of California publications in economics -- vol. XIV, 1935, Library of American civilization -- LAC 16405.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxi, 354 p.
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17570534M

    In , the first volume of my History of the Labor Movement in the United States was published. It covered the period from colonial times to the founding of the American Federation of Labor which dates its inception from , the year the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions was formed.   This is an indispensible book for students and scholars of labor history and history of the West, as well as labor activists and organizers. About the Author Fred B. Glass is Communications Director for the California Federation of Teachers and Instructor of Labor and Community Studies at City College of San Francisco.

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      The Mexican-American community organizer and activist César Chávez became a hero of the farm labor movement by fighting for the rights of migrant workers from the s through the : Lisa Bramen.   Learn the history of the labor movement in the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries, including the rise and fall of labor unions. The American labor force has changed profoundly during the nation's evolution from an agrarian society into a modern industrial state. Milestones in 19th Century Labor : Mike Moffatt.


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Are you an author. Author: Ira B. Cross. A History of the Labor Movement in California, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A History of the Labor Movement in Californ /5(2). From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement: Glass, Fred: : Books.5/5(3).

Get this from a library. A history of the labor movement in California. [Ira B Cross] -- History of the labor movement from the Mission era to   Fred Glass now chronicles that epic of labor in a masterful narrative that will in short order establish itself as one of the best—and certainly the most up-to-date—histories of the labor movement in California.”—Kevin Starr, Professor, University of Southern California “From Mission to Microchip is engaging and inspiring.

This book includes the often-neglected stories of workers of. Get this from a library. A history of the labor movement in California. [Ira B Cross].

New Book Uncovers California’s Labor History. “My impulse was to bring history up to the present,” says Fred Glass about his new book, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement.

“My impulse was to bring history up to the present,” says Fred Glass about his new book, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement (University of California Author: Bobbi Murray. A history of the labor movement in California by Cross, Ira B.

(Ira Brown), b. Publication date Topics Labor movement, Labor unions Publisher Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on June 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: This installment of the California labor history series is excerpted from Fred Glass’s book on University of California Press, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement.

In a prolonged strike of tailors for higher pay led to the formation of the first central labor body in the state, the San Francisco Trades’ Union. No exact match for labor movement california history. Showing nearby subjects. Browsing Subjects: "Labor movement -- California" to "Labor movement -- Great Britain -- Congresses -- Periodicals" (Include extended shelves) Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing.

The labor movement in the United States grew out of the need to protect the common interest of workers. For those in the industrial sector, organized labor.

California Library reprint series edition, "Generally accepted as the pioneer effort in the field of California labor history, Professor Cross's study affords a comprehensive review of the development of the labor movement in California."Author: Ira B.

Cross. What we get is struggle, and From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement, the new book by long-time CFT Communications Director Fred Glass, chronicles that struggle: Working people on one side trying to make their lives and work better, and employers fighting every step of the way to keep them poor and powerless.

From Mission to Microchip unearths the hidden stories of these people throughout CaliforniaÕs history. The difficult task of the stateÕs labor movement has been to overcome perceived barriers such as race, national origin, and language to unite newcomers and natives in. Inthe first volume of what would become Foner's magnum opus, A History of the Labor Movement of the United States, was released by International Publishers, a publisher considered close to the Communist Party USA [citation needed].

Professor Matthew Garcia talked about the history of the labor movement in California. He is the author of the book, A World of Its Own: Race, read more.

A History of the Labor Movement in California by Ira Brown Cross available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Spelled out in his book, California: The Great Exception, it formally argues the uniqueness of California's labor history but easily extends to most of the rest of the West.

From Mission to Microchip (Hardcover) A History of the California Labor Movement. By Fred Glass. University of California Press,pp. Publication Date: J.

History of the Labor Movement: Women and Labor - Los Angeles, CA - American workers have had to fight for better conditions at work, but Author: Stephen Koppekin.

A classic, radical history of Black workers' contribution to the American labor movement. Reform, Revolution and Direct Action amongst British Miners by Martyn Ives.The Last Great Strike: Little Steel, the CIO, and the Struggle for Labor Rights in New Deal America.

by Ahmed White (Author) January ; Paperback $, £. In Septemberthe National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) held its first convention in Fresno, California, initiating a multiracial movement that would result in the creation of United Farm Workers (UFW) and the first contracts for farm workers in the state of California.

Led by Cesar Chavez, the union contributed a number of innovations to the art of social protest, including the Author: Matt Garcia.