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Placard: United Steelworkers of America Support the NFLPA Chicago Bears

by [NFLPA STRIKE] [CHICAGO] UNITED STEELWORKERS

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Chicago: Allied Printing, [1987]. Original placard, with text offset printed in dark blue on chipboard, measuring 35.5cm x 56cm (14" x 22"). Hint of foxing along upper margin, else very Near Fine. A relic of the month-long NFL players' strike during the 1987 season. During the brief period that NFL players went on strike, owners were forced to hire… Read more about this item
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Blood on the Forge

Blood on the Forge

by [AFRICAN AMERICANA] ATTAWAY, William (novel); MARGOLIES, Edward (introduction)

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1970
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New York: Collier Books, 1970. First Collier Books Edition. First Printing. Octavo (18cm); pictorial card wrappers; xviii,237,[1]pp. Light wear to extremities, else very Near Fine. Attaway's second book, and a classic novel of postwar African-American migration, following the lives and careers of three southern brothers in their travels to the industrial North. Highly praised upon publication by the likes… Read more about this item
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Political Action for Steelworkers [title from cover]

Political Action for Steelworkers [title from cover]

by [STEEL WORKERS] POST, Ernest (director)

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N.d. [1984]
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Washington DC: United Steelworkers of America Political Action Department, N.d. [1984]. Edition and printing not stated. Octavo; comb-bound pictorial card wrappers; 88pp. Mild rubbing to covers, else Fine. A primer on political organizing for rank-and-file union members, issued in advance of the 1984 national elections.
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Steel: the Diary of a Furnace Worker

Steel: the Diary of a Furnace Worker

by WALKER, Charles Rumford

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First Edition
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1922
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Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1922. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21cm). Publisher's black cloth, titled in yellow on spine and front cover; 157pp. Spine lettering somewhat age-darkened; mild toning to text; a tight, solidly Very Good copy, lacking the dustwrapper. Walker's first book, a memoir of two years spent "undercover" as a rank-and-file worker at U.S. Steel in 1919,… Read more about this item
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Steel - Problems of a Great Industry

Steel - Problems of a Great Industry

by [PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE] STEWART, Maxwell S (ed)

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1937
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New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1937. First Edition. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; pictorial thick paper wrappers; 32pp. Clean, tight and unmarked; Very Good or better. Issued as "Public Affairs Pamphlet no. 15." Depression-era analysis of the American steel industry under the National Recovery Act.
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Men and Steel [Inscribed and Signed to Chase S. Osborn]
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Men and Steel [Inscribed and Signed to Chase S. Osborn]

by [LABOR HISTORY] [STEEL WORKERS] VORSE, Mary Heaton

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[1920]
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New York: Boni and Liveright, [1920]. First Edition. Wrapper issue. Octavo; publisher's white pictorial card wrappers; vi,[9]-185pp. Wrappers rather spotted, crude spine tape repair, textblock a bit toned, else Good to Very Good, internally sound. Inscribed and signed by the author in pencil on front free endpaper to former Governor of Michigan Chase S. Osborn with his ex libris… Read more about this item
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Report of [...] Steel Workers Organizing Committee District No. 3 to the Second S.W.O.C. Convention. Fairfield, Alabama, September 7 and 8, 1940

Report of [...] Steel Workers Organizing Committee District No. 3 to the Second S.W.O.C. Convention. Fairfield, Alabama, September 7 and 8, 1940

by [LABOR - STEEL WORKERS / ALABAMA] MITCH, William and Noel R. Beddow

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1940
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[Fairfield?]: S.W.O.C. District No. 3, 1940. First Edition. Mimeographed, side-stapled sheets, 11" x 8-1/2"; 6pp; printed recto-only. Text toned with chips to extremities; but of rust to staples; Good and sound. Ink signature of a "Dolph Mosley / Fairfield" to front cover. Report to the second annual convention of the S.W.O.C., documenting the union's successes in the southern states… Read more about this item
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Little Steel

Little Steel

by SINCLAIR, Upton

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1938
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New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. First edition. Octavo (21cm.); publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket signed in image by Robert Graves, maroon topstain; [10],308pp. A few shallow losses to top jacket extremities, most notably at spine crown, minor toning to cloth spine edges and pastedowns, else a Very Good, straight and sound copy. Sinclair's last labor novel (per… Read more about this item
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Sammelband of Six S.W.O.C. Pamphlets

Sammelband of Six S.W.O.C. Pamphlets

by STEEL WORKERS ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

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1940
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Pittsburgh: Steel Workers Organizing Committee, 1940. Six volumes bound in one; narrow octavos (23.25cm.); contemporary green cloth lettered in gilt, original card wrappers bound in. Boards a bit shelf-worn, front hinge cracked between typescript table of contents and first wrapper, else Very Good or better, last three title with "Complimentary" rubberstamp to upper covers. Issued as S.W.O.C. publications no.… Read more about this item
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Facts ... About the Union Shop. A Statement by United Steelworkers of America, CIO

Facts ... About the Union Shop. A Statement by United Steelworkers of America, CIO

by [UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA]

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[1951]
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Pittsburgh: United Steelworkers of America, [1951]. 12mo. Staple-bound pamphlet; printed card wrappers; 8pp. Address label on rear wrapper (Abraham Miller, New York City); mild external wear and soil; Very Good. Brief rebuttal by the Steelworkers in response to the anti union-shop campaign of 1951.
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Influences of the Economic Environment on the Structure of the Steel Workers' Union (Institute of Industrial Relations Reprint no. 187)

Influences of the Economic Environment on the Structure of the Steel Workers' Union (Institute of Industrial Relations Reprint no. 187)

by ULMAN, Lloyd

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1962
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Los Angeles: University of California, 1962. Reprint. Octavo (22cm). Staple-bound card wrappers; 12pp. Fine and unmarked. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association.
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John Riffe of the Steelworkers: American Labor Statesman

John Riffe of the Steelworkers: American Labor Statesman

by GROGAN, William

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[1959]
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New York: Coward-McCann, [1959]. First Edition. Octavo (20.75cm.); publisher's cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; 256pp.; 8 leaves of photographic illus. printed on rectos and versos. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities else Very Good or better. Biography of the former Executive Vice President of the CIO who began his career as a union organizer for the United Mine Workers… Read more about this item
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The Lion Pit

The Lion Pit

by HARVEY, Frank

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1961
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1961. First Edition. Octavo. Blue cloth; dustjacket; 343pp. Fine, straight copy in original and unclipped dustwrapper which is Near Fine but for three small scuffs to rear panel. Novel of the Pennsylvania steel industry.
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American Labor Struggles

American Labor Struggles

by YELLEN, Samuel

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[1936]
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1936]. First Edition. Thick octavo (22cm.); original cloth in decorative dust jacket; xviii,398pp.; 8 leaves of plates, additional text illus. throughout. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed, spine toned with a couple of faint blue pencil lines, tiny loss to spine foot, 1-inch closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel; still, Fine in… Read more about this item
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Hard Hats and Hard Facts

Hard Hats and Hard Facts

by HALL, Gus

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1970
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New York: New Outlook Publishers, 1970. First Edition. Octavo (18.5cm.); original pictorial staplebound wrappers; 24pp.; illus. Fine.
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The Challenge of Pittsburgh

The Challenge of Pittsburgh

by MARSH, Daniel L.

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1917
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New York: Missionary Education Movement of the United States and Canada, 1917. First Edition. Octavo. Pictorial card wrappers; 311pp; 20 inserted leaves of plates (incl. frontispiece). External wear; ownership signature to front wrapper and to half-title; internally complete and sound - a Good copy of the first printing. Social reform in Pittsburgh's working-class neighborhoods; issued under the auspices of… Read more about this item
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Citizens

Citizens

by LEVIN, Meyer

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1940
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New York: Viking Press, 1940. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (21cm); oatmeal-colored buckram, with titling and rule stamped in red on spine and front panel; red topstain; dustjacket; 650pp. Fine in a Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket, lightly sunned at spine, with shallow chips and a few short tears to extremities, and some dustiness to rear panel. "A novelized account… Read more about this item
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The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four

The Light of the World. Christmas Nineteen Forty-Four

by COLCORD, Dave

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(1944)
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Marengo, IL: Colcord Institute of Professional Sales Training, (1944). First Edition Thus. 12mo (16cm). Pictorial card wrappers; 24pp. Mild external dusting; Near Fine. Reprinted from Yourself Magazine, December 1944. First separate edition. Christmas keepsake from this popular motivational author of the Thirties and Forties. The author rhapsodizes on the glories of Free Enterprise, using as his objective correlative the… Read more about this item
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