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The Pullman strike

Almont Lindsey

The Pullman strike

the story of a unique experiment and of a great labor upheaval.

by Almont Lindsey

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pullman Strike, 1894

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPhoenix books -- P165.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 385p. :
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23263911M
    LC Control Number64023413

    From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Introduction by Virgil J Vogel. v: Rev William H Carwardine by William Adelman. xlii: The Pullman Strike William Horace Carwardine Snippet view -   More than a decade before the Pullman strike, s to 20, people joined a parade through Lower Manhattan, organized by New York City’s Central Labor Union on Author: Sarah Pruitt.

    The Pullman strike of shut down the rail system from Chicago to the West Coast, culminating two decades of labor unrest and helping to define an epochal transition in American history. In this wide-ranging collection, leading labor historians use the prism of the Pullman strike to broaden our understanding of the crisis of the examining the strike in the context of continuities. Statement from the Pullman Strikers, in the Report on the Chicago Strike of June-July Excerpts from a Digitized Text at Google Books.. Workers at the Pullman Palace Car Company lived in a "company town," owned by George Pullman, and their rent was deducted from their wages.

    The Pullman Strike helped the labor movement split it also engaged workers into knowing they had rights. It was also the first time the federal injunction broke up a strike. During the Pullman strike the "labor of problem" was there at the time. The Pullman Strike became one of the major labor and capital conflicts of the late 19th century. Pullman Strike: | | | Pullman Strike | | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.


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The Pullman strike by Almont Lindsey Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but as Cited by: The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval.

Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but as /5(8).

The Pullman Strike and the Crisis of the s: ESSAYS ON LABOR AND POLITICS (Working Class in American History) Paperback – April 1, by The Pullman strike book Schneirov (Editor), Shelton Stromquist (Editor), Nick Salvatore (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all 2 formats and editions/5(2).

The Pullman Strike Of American Labor Comes Of Age (Great Events) The strike at the Pullman Palace Car Company in the spring an summer of began a new era in the struggle between labor and management. The walk-out spread rapidly into a series of sympathy strikes along the thousand so miles of railroads heading west from Chicago.4/5.

In this wide-ranging collection, leading labor historians resituate the Pullman conflict in its historical context.

The Pullman strike of shut down the rail system from Chicago to the West Coast, culminating two decades of labor unrest punctuated by episodes of confrontation and violence/5(3). The story of the Pullman strike by Stein, R.

Conrad; Meents, Len W. Publication date Topics Pullman, George Mortimer,Pullman Strike,Pullman Strike,Strikes and lockouts, Railroads Publisher Chicago: Childrens Press Internet Archive Books Pages: Assignment 2: The Pullman Strike If I were a worker living in Pullman Town with my family during the late ’s I’d be very comfortable with life; however, in when the nation goes into a depression, and work is cut for all of the workers in Pullman Town, life would change dramatically.

Because of decreased profits for the car company, my wage would be reduced. Eugene V. Debs, leader of the American Railway Union at the time of the Pullman factory strike, makes a speech later in life during one of his five campaigns for president as the candidate of.

The Pullman Strike (May–July ) was a widespread railroad strike and boycott that disrupted rail traffic in the U.S. Midwest in June–July Responding to layoffs, wage cuts, and firings, workers at Pullman Palace Car Company in Chicago went on strike, and, eventually, some ,–, railroad workers in 27 states joined their cause, stifling the national rail network.

The strike was an intensely bitter battle between workers and company management, as well as between two major characters, George Pullman, owner of the company making railroad passenger cars, and Eugene V. Debs, leader of the American Railway Union.

The significance of the Pullman Strike was enormous. The Pullman Strike and the Labor Movement in American History book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. -- Offers in-depth coverage 2/5(2). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carwardine, William H. (William Horace), Pullman strike. Chicago, Published by C.H. Kerr for the Illinois Labor History Society, [©]. The Pullman Strike: The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval (Phoenix Books).

A centenary edition of this classic of labor journalism, industrial history and strike-support activism. During the heroic Pullman strike and boycott ofa young Methodist minister defied the conventions of company-town self-censorship by writing this searing expose of the dictatorial and penny-pinching regime of multimillionaire George M Pullman/5.

The laborers went on strike, refusing to go to work. Railroad workers from across the country joined the strike to show their support. This action shut down the railroads across the Midwest and beyond.

The Pullman Strike helped some business and government leaders see that workers’ concerns were important and deserved to be : The Pullman Strike of (American Workers) Library Binding – by Rosemary Laughlin (Author)3/5(1).

The Pullman strike, by W. Carwardine. --The government in the Chicago strike ofby G. Cleveland. --The strike at Pullman; statements of president Geo. Pullman and second vice-president T. Wickes, before the U.S. Strike Commission. Also published statements of the company during the continuance of the strike.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carwardine, William H. (William Horace), Pullman strike. Chicago: C.H. Kerr, (OCoLC) The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States that lasted from May 11 to Jand a turning point for US labor law.

It pitted the American Railway Union against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland. The strike and boycott shut down much of the nation's freight and passenger traffic west of Location: Began in Pullman, Chicago; spread.

The Pullman strike Paperback – by William H. Carwardine (Author) See all 29 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: 6. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carwardine, William H.

(William Horace), Pullman strike. Chicago: Charles H. Kerr, (OCoLC)Capstone, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages. 0 Reviews. "In the summer ofemployees of Pullman Palace Car Company near Chicago decided they were fed up with their work conditions.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carwardine, William H.

(William Horace), Pullman strike. Chicago: Published for the Illinois Labor .