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1959 steel strike

United Steelworkers of America. International Affairs Dept.

1959 steel strike

a triumph of unity and democracy.

by United Steelworkers of America. International Affairs Dept.

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Published in [Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steel Strike, 1959.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6515.I5 U562 no. PR-112
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p.
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5868323M
    LC Control Number62053570
    OCLC/WorldCa8730524

    (Not quite all, though—he omits two crucial 20th-century strikes: the extraordinary but failed effort to organize the steel industry in and the US Steel strike, one of the largest.


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