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Sidney Hillman, great American.

Gould, Jean

Sidney Hillman, great American.

by Gould, Jean

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946.,
  • Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6509.H5 G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p.
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6109961M
    LC Control Number52005904
    OCLC/WorldCa1370890

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    ACWA's Sidney Hillman Scrapbooks, Collection Number: / Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives Cornell University Library. He has received a National Magazine Award and a Sidney Hillman Foundation Award for reporting. In Schlosser wrote an investigative piece on the fast food industry for Rolling Stone. What began as a two-part article for the magazine turned into a groundbreaking book: Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal ().

    Isabel Wilkerson (born ) is an American journalist and the author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration for Nonfiction, the Mark Lynton History Prize, the Sidney Hillman Book Prize, the Heartland Prize for Nonfiction and was also the nonfiction runner-up for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize in   He has lectured widely at colleges and universities in the United States and Great Britain, and in served as Pitt Professor of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University. The first of his books on American history was Social Darwinism in American Thought, published in , followed by The American Political Tradition ().Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.


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Sidney Hillman, original name Simcha Hillman, (born MaŽagarė, Lithuania—died JPoint Lookout, N.Y., U.S.), U.S. labour leader, from president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and in –38 one of the founders of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO).

He was noted for his aggressive organization of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gould, Jean, Sidney Hillman, great American.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (OCoLC) Sidney Hillman, the founder and president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (a predecessor union of Workers United, SEIU) is remembered as one of the greatest labor leaders in U.S.

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Sidney Hillman (Ma – J ) was an American labor leader. Head of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, he was a key figure in the founding of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and in marshaling labor's support for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the Democratic Party.

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