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Labor under Siege
Big Bob McEllrath and the ILWU’s Fight for Organized Labor in an Anti-Union Era
Big Bob—six-feet-four Robert McEllrath's waterfront handle—was heralded for his powerful speaking style, charisma, unifying vision, and negotiating prowess. President of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) for twelve eventful years, McEllrath retired in 2018...
ISBN: 9780295750330more details
An Oral History of the ILWU
The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, born out of the 1934 West Coast maritime and San Francisco general strikes under the charismatic leadership of Harry Bridges, has been known from the start for its strong...
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Building the Golden Gate Bridge
A Workers' Oral History
Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction
Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and designers, Building the Golden Gate Bridge is the first book...
ISBN: 9780295995069more details