ISBN-10:
0252066332
ISBN-13:
9780252066337
Pub. Date:
08/28/1997
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Down on the Killing Floor: Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-1954 / Edition 1

Down on the Killing Floor: Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-1954 / Edition 1

by Rick Halpern

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ISBN-13: 9780252066337
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Series: Working Class in American History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction: Race, the Working Class, and U.S. Labor History 1(6)
1. "Hog Butcher for the World": Chicago's Meatpacking Industry
7(37)
2. The Stockyards Labor Council
44(29)
3. Chicago's Packinghouse Workers in the 1920s
73(23)
4. "Negro and White, Unite and Fight!": The Rise of the Chicago PWOC
96(34)
5. Organizing the Stockyards, 1937-40
130(37)
6. Chicago's Packinghouse Workers during World War II
167(34)
7. The Path Not Taken: The Formation of the United Packinghouse Workers of America
201(46)
Epilogue 247(4)
Notes 251(50)
Index 301

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