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Midnight in vehicle city : the Flint sit-down strike of 1936 and the birth of the American middle class

text Midnight in vehicle city : the Flint sit-down strike of 1936 and the birth of the American middle class

Summary

"The story of the forty-four-day Flint Sit Down Strike of 1936-37, which led to the recognition of the United Auto Workers, the union whose wages and benefits set the standard for the 20th Century American middle class"--

Contents
A stranger in town -- The perkins boys -- "This is where the fight begins" -- The siege -- The battle of the running bulls -- The women's emergency brigade -- "General Motors has double crossed us" -- Miss Perkins and Mr. Sloan -- Chevy four -- Th... Read more
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221 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Publisher
Beacon Press 2021

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SBBDL 331 Mcclelland in Adult Non-fiction Available

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