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The CIO challenge to the AFL; a history of the American labor movement, 1935-1941
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The CIO challenge to the AFL; a history of the American labor movement, 1935-1941

By Galenson, Walter

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960. Hardcover. xix, 732p., first edition, shelf worn dj. Previous owner's name stamped on front pastedown endpaper, corners bumped, else good condition. Wertheim publications in industrial relations. Studies in labor-management history.

$15.00

The case of the vanishing paycheck, Johnny Poore\'s wages were melting away -- his Army savings too!  This is the story of how Johnny was robbed by unfair taxes and what he did about this problem
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The case of the vanishing paycheck, Johnny Poore's wages were melting away -- his Army savings too! This is the story of how Johnny was robbed by unfair taxes and what he did about this problem

By Congress of Industrial Organizations

Washington: CIO Publicity Department, 1946. Pamphlet. 15p., wraps, 8.5x11.5 inches, paper browned else very good condition. Illustrated comic book on tax policy. Publication no. 140. "A special CIO pamphlet prepared by a tax expert and published by the CIO Tax Committee and the CIO Publicity Department." - rear wrap.

$30.00

Ammunition: Official publication of the Education Department, Inernational Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO) [21 issues]
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Ammunition: Official publication of the Education Department, Inernational Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO) [21 issues]

By Levitt, William H., Director and editor

Detroit, Michigan: Education Dept., International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, 1943. Magazine. Twenty-one issues of the magazine, a near complete run for the period between April 1943 and December 1944. Issues present are Volume 1 Numbers 1, 2, 4 [plus a special legislative supplement] 5, 6, 8, and 9 and Volume 2 Numbers 1-8 and 10-14 . All ex-library with stamp on front wrap and address label on rear wrap, all with worn wraps and toned pages, else generally good condition except for Volume 1 Number 1 which is heavily worn and chipped thoughout.

$60.00

Ammunition: Official publication of the Education Department, Inernational Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO) [24 issues]
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Ammunition: Official publication of the Education Department, Inernational Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW-CIO) [24 issues]

By Reuther, Victor G., ed

Detroit, Michigan: Education Dept., International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, 1948. Magazine. Twenty-four issues of the magazine, a complete run for the years 1947 and 1948. Issues present are Volume 5 Numbers 1-12 and Volume 6 Numbers 1-12. Various pagination, all 8.5 x 11 inches in stapled illustrated wraps. Ex-library with stamp on front wrap and address label on rear wrap, worn wraps, some unevenly toned, Volume 6 Number one misfolded, Volume 5 Number 3 with small closed tear on bottom of front wrap, Volume 6 Number 9 with pencil notation on front wrap and top corner of front wrap chipped, else generally good condition.

$75.00

Labor radical; from the Wobblies to CIO, a personal history
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Labor radical; from the Wobblies to CIO, a personal history

By De Caux, Len

Boston: Beacon Press, 1970. Hardcover. 557p., first edition, review copy with laid-in review slips, hardback with dj sunned at spine and lightly soiled at dj edges, else very good condition. "Entertaining first-hand account of IWW during the 1920s and the 1930s, by a spirited ex-Wobbly." *Miles 49.

$15.00

[Two handbills urging members to donate to the UAW\'s political action committee]
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[Two handbills urging members to donate to the UAW's political action committee]

By United Automobile Workers

n.p.: UAW, 1954. Two handbills, one 8.5x11, the other somewhat larger, both edgeworn and toned.

$15.00

March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist.  Vol. 2, no. 1, August, 1950 to vol. 3, no. 11, December, 1951
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March of labor, national monthly magazine for the active trade unionist. Vol. 2, no. 1, August, 1950 to vol. 3, no. 11, December, 1951

By Steuben, John, ed

New York: March of Labor Inc, 1951. Magazine. Bound volume, with cover bound in, various pagination, paper a bit toned, front hinge cracked, corners slightly bumped, 8x10.5 inches. Complete run for the period. Includes articles on UE, ILWU, FTA (Food, tobacco & Agricultural Workers Union), Mine-Mill, UAW and more. Noted in Walter Goldwater's "Radical periodicals in American, 1890-1950" no. 144 "Monthly edited by John Steuben, spokesman for the Communist line in union matters during this period

$75.00

Support the Allis-Chalmers strikers!  Defeat the war-profiteering company, for higher wages to meet the rising cost of living!
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Support the Allis-Chalmers strikers! Defeat the war-profiteering company, for higher wages to meet the rising cost of living!

By Communist Party of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI: Communist Party of Wisconsin, 1941. Four panel brochure, paper browned else very good condition, 6x9 inches. Important pre-World War II strike, by the United Auto Workers against a major defense contract. The Governor attempt to break the strike with the state militia and failed. The Communist militants in the union played a key role in the strike.

$45.00

Support the Allis-Chalmers strikers!  Defeat the war-profiteering company, for higher wages to meet the rising cost of living!
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Support the Allis-Chalmers strikers! Defeat the war-profiteering company, for higher wages to meet the rising cost of living!

By Communist Party of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI: Communist Party of Wisconsin, 1941. Four panel brochure, paper browned with a few closed tears and chips in the margins else good condition, 6x9 inches. Important pre-World War II strike, by the United Auto Workers against a major defense contract. The Governor attempt to break the strike with the state militia and failed. The Communist militants in the union played a key role in the strike.

$35.00

Vote for John L. Lewis and Communism.  A tale of three cities
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Vote for John L. Lewis and Communism. A tale of three cities

By O'Neill, Richard W.

New Haven, CT: Constitutional Educational League, 1937. Pamphlet. 30p., wraps, previous owner's stamp on front wrap else very good condition, 5.25x7.5 inches. The three cities are: Detroit, New York & Akron, Ohio.

$65.00

Separated & unequal; discrimination against women workers after World War II (the U.A.W. 1944-1954)
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Separated & unequal; discrimination against women workers after World War II (the U.A.W. 1944-1954)

By Goldfarb, Lyn, with assistance from Julie Boddy and Nancy Wiegersma

Silver Spring, MD: The Women's Work Project, 1976. Pamphlet. 50p., wraps, very good condition, 5.5x8.25 inches. A Union for Radical Political Economics Political Education Project.

$15.00

Workmen\'s Compensation
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Workmen's Compensation

By Congress of Industrial Organizations. Department of Industrial Union Councils

Washington DC: Congress of Industrial Organizations. Department of Industrial Union Councils, 1952. Pamphlet. 65p., wraps, 6x9 inches, very good condition. CIO Council guidebook series no. 1. CIO publication no. 209.

$15.00

For roses \'round your door, a buck for PAC!
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For roses 'round your door, a buck for PAC!

By Congress of Industrial Organizations. Political Action Committee

Washington DC: CIO Political Action Committee, 1951. Small four panel illustrated brochure, 5x7 inches, minor creasing else good condition.

$15.00

How to cut your rent
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How to cut your rent

By Congress of Industrial Organizations, Political Action Committee

Washington DC: CIO Political Action Committee, 1952. Small four panel brochure, 4.25x5.5 inches (folded size), very good condition. For rent control.

$12.00

CIO\'s 1941 legislative program
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CIO's 1941 legislative program

By Congress of Industrial Organizations

Washington: Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1941. Pamphlet. 14p., wraps unevenly toned else very good condition, 5x7.75 inches.

$15.00

How to cut your food bill
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How to cut your food bill

By Congress of Industrial Organizations, Political Action Committee

Washington DC: CIO Political Action Committee, 1952. Small four panel brochure, 4.25x5.5 inches (folded size), some creasing else very good condition. For price controls on food, urging political action.

$12.00

What to do when you\'re out of work
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What to do when you're out of work

By Congress of Industrial Organizations, Political Action Committee

Washington DC: CIO Political Action Committee, 1952. Small four panel brochure, 4.25x5.5 inches (folded size), minor browning on rear panel else very good condition. For increasing unemployment compensation.

$12.00

The third Wicks Bill
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The third Wicks Bill

By Transport workers Union of America. Local 100. Executive Board

New York: Executive Board Local 100 Transport Workers Union of America affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1939. Four panel brochure, 6x9 inches (folded size), minor handling wear else very good condition. Opposed to the Wicks Bill on the grounds that it would damage pensions and that it would ban non-citizens from working in transit.

$15.00

Who\'s doing the saving
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Who's doing the saving

By Congress of Industrial Organizations

Washington DC: CIO, Department of Education and Research, 1952. Pamphlet. 34p., wraps, 4.25x5.5 inches, very good condition. Reprint of an article from the March, 1952 "Economic outlook" CIO publication no. 204.

$12.00

Proceedings of Conference of International Representatives, A.F. of L. to consider tentative draft American Federation of Labor internal disputes plan.  Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, May 14, 1954
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Proceedings of Conference of International Representatives, A.F. of L. to consider tentative draft American Federation of Labor internal disputes plan. Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, May 14, 1954

By American Federation of Labor

[Washington, DC]: American Federation of Labor, 1954. Pamphlet. 41p., wraps, very good condition, 6x9 inches. Includes discussion of AFL / CIO interunion raiding.

$15.00

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