Negro and White, Unite and Fight! A Social History of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1930-90
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Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: "Only If You Stay Together": Class, Unionism, and America's Packinghouse Workers|
|Purveyors to a Nation: Capital and Labor in the Meatpacking Industry|
|"CIO, Let's Go!": The Origins of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking|
|"We Worked for Everything We Got": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Austin, Minnesota|
|"They Just Had to Deal with the Union": Organizing in the Chicago Stockyards|
|"Without a Union, We're All Lost": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Kansas City|
|"We Had to Have Somebody Behind Us": The Origins of Packinghouse Unionism in Sioux City, Iowa|
|"So That Your Children Will Not Have to Slave as We Have": The Struggle for an International Union|
|"All That Capitalism Would Allow": The Era of the United Packinghouse Workers of America|
|"We Are Not Asking for Favors": World War II and the Consolidation of a Democratic UPWA|
|"Something New Is Added": Surviving Labor's Cold War, 1946-50|
|"This Community of Our Union": Shop-floor Power and Social Unionism in the Postwar UPWA|
|The Return to the "Jungle"|
|"My Scars Are Many": The Decline of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1955-90|
|Conclusion: "For Your Future and Mine": Workers, Unions, and the Meatpacking Industry of the Twenty-first Century|
|Primary Sources Consulted|