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eBook Harvest Wobblies: The Industrial Workers of the World and Agricultural Laborers in the American West, 1905-1930 ePub

by Greg Hall

  • ISBN: 0870715321
  • Category: Americas
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Greg Hall
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oregon State University Press; 1 edition (October 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 279
  • ePub book: 1861 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1487 kb
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Harvest Wobblies book. This lively history traces the rise and fall of the Harvest Wobblies and describes their struggle to organize a racially diverse union of migrant and seasonal laborers.

Harvest Wobblies book.

The Last Harvest: The Genetic Gamble that Threatens to Destroy American Agriculture.

Cite this publication. The Last Harvest: The Genetic Gamble that Threatens to Destroy American Agriculture. Lincoln: Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, 1995.

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Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2001.

Corvallis: Oregon State University Press, 2001. Higbie, Frank T. Indispensable Outcasts: Hobo Workers and Community in the American Midwest, 1880–1930. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

The Wobblies were born out of desperation, fear and self-preservation

The Wobblies were born out of desperation, fear and self-preservation. They preached violence, revolution, sabotage and Socialism. It's all here, the founding of the Wobblies and their efforts to organize migratory harvest workers and oil field hands and their relationship with the AFL and the Socialist Party, all placed in context with the political and social events of the time.

279 pages History of the period when the IWW aimed for and, in places, achieved job control in the agricultural fields of North America. Hall is particularly interested in the migrant worker culture of the itinerant farmworkers and the consequences of that attachment.

Sellars examines the growth of the IWW's agricultural union in Oklahoma's wheat belt from 1915 to 1917, then looks at IWW organizing among Oklahoma oil workers during the same period.

One: Working for wages in the West's agricultural industry Two: Appealing to migrant workers in the streets and organizing laborers on the farms Three: A bumper crop of Harvest Wobblies Four: War and persecution Five: Perseverance amid change Six: The resurgence of Harvest.

One: Working for wages in the West's agricultural industry Two: Appealing to migrant workers in the streets and organizing laborers on the farms Three: A bumper crop of Harvest Wobblies Four: War and persecution Five: Perseverance amid change Six: The resurgence of Harvest Wobblies Seven: The road to oblivion. Rubrics: Agricultural laborers Labor unions United States History.

Working the West in Making the American West: People and Perspectives, ed. Benjamin H. Johnson (Oxford, England: ABC-CLIO, 2007): 211-238.

Journal Articles: Striping the Land of Lincoln: Reclaiming Surface Mined Lands in Illinois (a work in progress). Light Work’: Women, Children, and Progressive Era Reform in West Coast Commercial Agriculture and Canning, Journal of the West 55 (Winter 2016): 81-105. Working the West in Making the American West: People and Perspectives, ed.

Members of the agricultural wing of the radical IWW worked in most western states, from the wheat fields of the Great Plains to the fruit orchards of California and Washington. This lively history traces the rise and fall of the Harvest Wobblies and describes their struggle to organize a racially diverse union of migrant and seasonal laborers.