Bread--and roses : the struggle of American labor, 1865-1915.
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Labor -- History.
Labor movement -- United States -- History.
Labor unions -- History.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Living history library.
231 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography: p. 223-226.
A documented account of the growth of the American labor movement from the Civil War to World War I. Examines labor conditions resulting from the change to mass production in mine, mill, and railroad; child labor; women workers; tenement life and sweatshops as contrasted to the life of the rich in the Gilded Age; and the strikes that made the union a permanent institution.
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