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Employes' Representation in Coal Mines: a Study of the Industrial Representation Plan of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Comapny

By Selekman, Ben M, & Mary Van Kleeck

New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1924. xxxv, 454, [1] pp. Includes map, appendices and index. With publisher's advertisement tipped onto rear endpapers. Following the Ludlow Massacre, CFI and John D. Rockefeller, Jr., the primary stockholder, developed the Employee Representation Plan (ERP), hoping to to win back public support through what they called a civilized approach to labor relations. This is a study of that plan. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


The Mooney-Billings Report; Suppressed By the Wickersham Commission

By [Chafee, Pollack & Stern, consultants]

New York: Gotham House , 1932. iv, 243, [1] pp. Draft of Mooney-Billings Report submitted to the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement by it's Section of Lawless Enforcement of Law, June, 1931. This section was dropped from the 1932 Kenyon Report of the Commission findings. The suppressed report reviewed the 1916 convictions of labor activists Tom Mooney to death and Warren K. Billings to life in prison for a bombing in San Francisco. The case contained abuses so blatant, they were compared the Dreyfus case. Allegations of police and prosecutorial misconduct were so well documented that in1918, after intervention by President Wilson, Mooney's death sentence was commuted to life. A Time magazine story of 1/18/1932, quoted William D. Mitchell, Pres. Hoover's Attorney General about... a report made by a subcommittee of the Wickersham Commission on the Mooney-Billings case....Its conclusions: 1) "There was never any scientific attempt made either by the police or prosecution to discover the perpetrators of the crime"; 2) "there were flagrant violations of the statutory law of California by both police and prosecution"; 3) "witnesses were coached ... to a degree that approached subornation of perjury." In 1938, after they had served 22 years, California's new governor, Culbert Olson, ordered that Mooney and Billings be released. It all makes very lively reading, [and nice to know we once had an Attorney General who put justice first.] . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good.


Labour and Scottish Nationalism.

By Keating, Michael and David Bleiman

London: Macmillan Press Ltd , 1979. xii, 216 pp, with notes, index. Black cloth, spine title gilt. Upper corners bumped else near fine. "Account of Labour's stance on the Scottish question, drawing on original Labour Party and trade union records to trace the labour attitude to nationalism, Home Rule and devolution from the origins of independent labour to the present.". Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.


The Jewish Labor Bund: A Pictorial History 1897-1957

By Hertz, JS

New York: Farlag Unser Tsait, 1958. 188 pp. Text in Yiddish and English. Black and white photographs of Bundists; the captions often provide a brief description of where and how the member was killed. Primary focus is Bund history in Russia and Poland. Corners bumped, and scaped area on lower back edge.. First Edition. Hard Cover. GVG.