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1.   Sander, Greif
Amerikas Gewerkschaften: Geschichte, Strucktur, Probleme
 
Publisher: Wiesbaden, Pressler, 1966
143 p. 22.5 cm. An overview of American labor unions when Walter Reuther, George Meaney, and David McDonald were national leaders. Stock# 30,439. Vg/ dj vg.

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2.   Smuts, Robert W. Ginzberg, Eli.
European Impressions of the American Worker.
 
Publisher: Kings Crown Press, Columbia University, NY, 1953
Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Human Resources Studies. 62 p.; 21 cm. Contents: The Turn of the Century: Work in a Classless Society; Achievement and Aspiration; The American at Work); British Productivity Team Reports, 1950: American Industry in 1950; Productivity; Work in the American Factory; Industrial Relations. "This first monograph is a by-product of a major investigation by the Conservation of Human Resources project into the key changes that have taken place in the position of the American worker since 1890. In evaluating how the American worker lived, worked, and thought in 1890 in contrast with today, we reviewed the impressions of foreign visitors who studied the American worker then and now. ...The first of the two chapters summarizes the reactions to work and workers in America of a large number of European travelers who visited the United States between 1885 and 1910. ...The second chapter is based on the reports of the British Productivity Teams which studied American industry during the last few years..." Blue boards; VG. Stock#20660.

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3.   Milhaud, Edgard, 1873-1964. Thomas, Albert. Atienza de la Rosa, Antonio, translator.
La jornada de ocho horas y sus resultados. Según la Encuesta sobre la producción.
 
Publisher: M. Aguilar, Madrid, 1929. Publicaciones de la Oficina Internacional del Trabajo
Prólogo de Albert Thomas. Traducción del francés por Antonio Atienza de la Rosa. 210 p.; 18.5 cm. Production results of the eight-hour workday, by the French socialist and political economist. The book is divided into two sections: Acción sobre el progreso técnico and Acción sobre el agente humano y sobre el rendimiento propio de los obreros. Bound in maroon boards, spine stamped in gold; minor wear; good. 39180.

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4.   Raddock, Maxwell C. [Hutcheson, William L. (Levi)]
Portrait of an American Labor Leader: William L. Hutcheson.
 
Publisher: American Institute of Social Science, NY [c1955]. 'First Edition'
At head of title: Saga of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1881-1954. xviii, 430 p., index, plates; 23 cm. The subject of this book is the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America ... the Brotherhood became a dependable bulwark against the drift toward totalitarianism under Hutcheson's stewardship." Chapters include William Levi Hutcheson's Origins; Birth of Labor Equality; The Fifth Column; The Great Depression; American Standards vs. Doles; The Yawning Gulf: A. F. of L. and C. I. O.; Reliance on the State; Hutcheson Before the Bar; Leadership in the Brotherhood; Protecting the "Job"; Where Old Carpenters Go To Live. Green cloth stamped in black & gold; ink owner name; VG. Stock#20658.

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5.   Kahne, Hilda
Reconceiving Part-Time Work: New Persectives for Older Workers and Women
 
Publisher: Totowa, NJ, Rowman & Allanheld, 1985
xv, 180 p., 24.5 cm. "Presents a comprehensive picture of the programs for older workers including phased retirement, company work-sharing plans, and partial retirement." Stock# 34,218.Vg/ dj vg.

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6.   Cormier, Frank & William J. Eaton. [Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970]
Reuther.
 
Publisher: Prentice-Hall [1970]
475 p., photos incl. portrait front., index. "For more than thirty years, Walter Reuther [1907-1970] was one of the most dynamic and controversial labor leaders in the United States. ...For Reuther the labor movement was... an effective tool for social progress. This vision led him to champion such causes as civil rights and civil liberties, a program to provide adequate housing for all Americans, improved medical care, consumer protection, a world free from poverty and disease, a clean environment, nuclear disarmament, and a world community at peace." Dj; ex library with label cut out of dj spine; VG. Stock#24171.

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7.   Huberman, Leo.
The Labor Spy Racket.
 
Publisher: NY, Modern Age Press [1937]. Gold Seal Books 8
195 p., index, illus.; 19.5 cm. "The Labor Spy Racket records the testimony produced at the LaFollette investigation, revelations of industrial espionage, company police brutality, unlawful arrests, murders, secret supplies of ammunition and gases to be used against civilians, and other outrages that shocked the country... Mr. Huberman, well-known writer on labor subjects, was in Washington during the hearings of the LaFollette Civil Liberties Committee, and he has made a notable condensation of the first eight bulky official volumes of testimony and evidence. Here it is. You'll find it dramatic reading." Pictorial paper with pictorial dj; good+. Stock#20657.

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8.   Wertheimer, Barbara Mayer
We Were There The Story of Working Women in America
 
Publisher: N.Y., Pantheon, 1977
N.Y., Pantheon, 1977. xx, 427 p. illus. 'She integrates the history of working women with that of working men and always demonstrates the relationship of trade unionism among women to the labor movement at large.' Stock #26644. Vg/paper. American History

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