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Author Newton-Matza, Mitchell.

Title Intelligent and honest radicals : the Chicago Federation of Labor and the politics of progression / Mitchell Newton-Matza
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2013
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Contents The ghosts of upheaval : Chicago law and labor in the nineteenth century -- Whoopla ho! : the creation of the Chicago Federation of Labor and into the twentieth century -- Everybody is watching us now : the CFL and the dream of a Labor Party -- The crack of the whip : the battle against the labor injunction -- The Chicago controversy : the Landis Award -- A brisk war over a new constitution for Illinois -- Conclusion : out of the twenties and into the New Deal
Summary Intelligent and Honest Radicals explores the Chicago labor movement's relationship to Illinois legal and political system. Matza focuses on the significant era between the great strike in 1919 to Franklin D. Roosevelt's inauguration and the beginning of the New Deal in 1933. He brings to light a number of victories and achievements for the labor movement in this period that are often over looked
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Chicago Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council -- History -- 20th century.
Labor movement -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Labor unions -- Political activity -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Progressivism (United States politics) -- History -- 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Politics and government -- To 1950.
Illinois -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739180134 (electronic bk.)
9780739180136 (electronic bk.)