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Public opinion and the steel strike

Public opinion and the steel strike

supplementary reports of the investigators to the Commission of Inquiry, the Interchurch World Movement.

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States Steel Corporation,
    • Steel Strike, 1919-1920,
    • Public opinion -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesCivil liberties in American history
      ContributionsInterchurch World Movement of North America. Commission of Inquiry., Interchurch World Movement of North America., Bureau of Industrial Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5325.I5 1919 .P822
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 346 p.
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4575552M
      ISBN 10030671938X
      LC Control Number77119052

      THE STEEL STRIKE. J to the conclusion that the differences between the Amalgamated Association and the managers of the mills in which the strike .   Book review Lessons from the Little Steel strike in the US The Last Great Strike: Little Steel, the CIO, and the Struggle for Labor Rights in Author: Tom Mackaman.

      Amalgamated Association Amalgamated Journal American Baruch Bethlehem Steel Bethlehem Steel Company Brody Carnegie collective bargaining decision Docket 22 Donora employee representation employers Eugene Grace Federation fight force Foster Frankfurter Government Homestead immigrants Industrial Conference Interchurch World Movement Iron Age Iron. The strike in the steel industry was called in September, Gary as spokesman for the industry refused to consider any sort of appointment with his workers. What did it matter to him that thousands upon thousands of workers in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, worked in front of scorching furnaces twelve long hours, through the day, through the.

      America, Report on the Steel Strike of (New York: Harcourt, ); Interchurch World Movement of North America, Public Opinion and the Steel Strike (New York: Harcourt, ). There is a magnificent account of the steel strike in Mary Heaton Vorse, Men and Steel (London: The Labour Publishing Company, ). The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Interchurch World Movement of North America. Books from the extended shelves: Interchurch World Movement of North America: Analysis of the Interchurch World Movement Report on the steel strike / (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, ), also by Marshall Olds, Murray Townsend Quigg, and Haskins & Sells (page images at .


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and Bureau of Industrial Research. Abstract. Mode of access: Internet. Some of the more important industry-wide strikes in the United States have been those waged by the railroad employees in andby the United Mine Workers in and –47, by the steel workers in,andand by the auto workers in and Republic Steel was the largest of the "Little Steel" companies, with more than 9, workers.

At its Chicago plant, about 1, workers were on strike. Onworkers, their families, and several hundred supporters picnicked on land opposite Republic Steel's plant 4/5. Excerpt One of the major convulsions in American labor history was the Steel Strike of which, for a period, badly crippled the iron and steel industry.

This strike pitted the leadership of a war-expanded and highly integrated industry against a coordinating committee of. It will be of the greatest importance, in trying to avoid a strike or, if it comes to it, containing and defeating one, to win the support of public opinion.

With the benefit of hindsight, it is hard not to view the steel strike as a presage of even fiercer conflicts. For the steelworkers involved, the strike was also a formative event.

Why the Great Steel Strike of Was One of Labor’s Biggest Failures Plagued by bad press and fraught with racial and ethnic tensions, the huge steel strike Author: Erin Blakemore.

Public opinion and the steel strike supplementary reports of the investigators to the Commission of Inquiry, the Interchurch World Movement, Author: Interchurch World Movement of North America.

The Homestead strike was an industrial lockout and strike at the Homestead steel mill in Pennsylvania. The strike, which began on July 1,pitted one of the most powerful new corporations. The company also attempted to link the strike to the newly formed Soviet Union, claiming that the strike indicated that revolutionaries were infiltrating the United States.

Many newspapers sided with the steel corporation against the foreign strikers, and the company soon turned public opinion against the strikers. The steel strike of was an attempt by the weakened Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers (AA) to organize the United States steel industry in the wake of World War strike began on Septemand collapsed on January 8, The AA had formed in It was a union of skilled steel and iron workers which was deeply committed Methods: Striking.

Striking Steel's pivotal event is the four-month nationwide steel strike ofa landmark union victory that has been all but erased from public memory. With remarkable tenacity, union members held out for the shop-floor rules that gave them dignity in the workplace and raised their standard of living.

jpg. Ahmed White, author of "The Last Great Strike" about the Little Steel Strike of will speak Saturday at a program downtown at the Cleveland Public Library. A national public relations campaign attacked Lewis's vocal presence in the strike as divisive, while back-to-work drives and citizens' committees organized by businessmen slowly swung public opinion in local communities against the strike.

Discouraged by the lack of progress and continuing violence (eighteen steel-workers died that summer. So far as the public is informed, the threatened strike in the steel trade is simply and solely to bring the steel workers under labor union control.

It is a strike for power. View Full Article in Timesmachine». The steel strike was a strike by the United Steelworkers of America against U.S. Steel and nine other steelmakers.

The strike was scheduled to begin on April 9,but US President Harry Truman nationalized the American steel industry hours before the workers walked out.

The steel companies sued to regain control of their facilities. On June 2,in a landmark. Public opinion and the steel strike; supplementary reports of the investigators to the Commission of Inquiry, the Interchurch World Movement.

(New York, Da Capo Press, [c]), by Bureau of Industrial Research, Interchurch World Movement of North America, and Interchurch World Movement of North America. ties, and the steel strike. See "Industrial Relations and the Churches," unpublished document issued by the Interehurch World Movement, on file at the National Council Research Library in New York City.

See David Brody, Lab or in Crisis:The Steel Strike of (Philadelphia: J. B. Lip-pincott Company, ), pp. Ibid., pp. Author: Eldon G. Ernst.AND THE STEEL STRIKE. Van W. Hutchison. Kansas State University. Nineteen-fifty nine’s steel strike was the largest labor strike of the s, yet it is little remembered in most histories of the Eisenhower era.

This omission is not only surprising given the scale of the strike, but it also misses.The Great Steel Strike of was a time of unrest that helped further James M.

Cox's reputation as a competent administrator during times of crisis. Inworkers represented by the American Federation of Labor went on strike against the United States Steel Corporation.

Eventually workers at other companies joined the strike.