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Silk Stockings and SocialismPhiladelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal$
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Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781469632957

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.001.0001

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The Evolution of a Fighting Union

The Evolution of a Fighting Union

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(p.42) Chapter Two The Evolution of a Fighting Union
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Silk Stockings and Socialism
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Sharon McConnell-Sidorick

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632957.003.0003

This chapter discusses the early hosiery union and the major strikes of 1919 and 1921 that served to bring two factions of the union together into a united organization within the American Federation of Labor. It looks at the product, the industry expansion, the establishment of a "fighting" treasury and examples of the union's efforts to support the broader labor movement. The chapter also introduces some important union leaders and the organizing campaigns in the South and Midwest, as part of the "follow the shops" movement.

Keywords:   Strikes, American Federation of Labor, Industry Expansion, Union leaders, Organizing Campaigns, South, Midwest

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