Blood on Steel: Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of

Blood on Steel: Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of 1937 On Memorial Day , thousands of steelworkers, middle class supporters, and working class activists gathered at Sam s Place on the Southeast Side of Chicago to protest Republic Steel s virulent opposition to union recognition and collective bargaining By the end of the day, ten marchers had been mortally wounded and than one hundred badly injured, victims of a terrifying police riot Sam s Place, the headquarters for the steelworkers, was transformed into a bloody and frantic triage unit for treating heads split open by police batons, flesh torn by bullets, and limbs mangled badly enough to require amputation While no one doubts the importance of the Memorial Day Massacre, Michael Dennis identifies it as a focal point in the larger effort to revitalize American equality during the New Deal In Blood on Steel, Dennis shows how the incident captured on film by Paramount newsreels validated the claims of labor activists and catalyzed public opinion in their favor In the aftermath of the massacre, Senate hearings laid bare patterns of anti union aggression among management, ranging from blacklists to harassment and vigilante violence Companies were determined to subvert the right to form a union, which Congress had finally recognized inOnly in the following year would Congress pass the Fair Labor Standards Act, which established a minimum wage and a maximum work week, outlawed child labor, and regulated hazardous work Like the Wagner Act that protected collective bargaining, this law aimed to protect workers who had suffered the worst of what the Great Depression had inflicted Dennis s wide angle perspective reveals the Memorial Day Massacre as not simply another bloody incident in the long story of labor management tension in American history but as an illustration of the broad based movement for social democracy which developed in the New Deal era ❮Reading❯ ➶ I Blame The Scapegoats Author John O& – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk thousands of steelworkers ❮PDF❯ ✅ Beneath the Earth Author John Boyne – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk middle class supporters [PDF] ✩ Gagged Author Richard Asplin – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and working class activists gathered at Sam s Place on the Southeast Side of Chicago to protest Republic Steel s virulent opposition to union recognition and collective bargaining By the end of the day [PDF / Epub] ✪ Aristocrats ☆ Stella Tillyard – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk ten marchers had been mortally wounded and than one hundred badly injured [BOOKS] ✯ A Dark and Twisted Tide (Lacey Flint, By Sharon J. Bolton – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk victims of a terrifying police riot Sam s Place ✭ Wild Horses (Saddle Club, Books ✯ Author Bonnie Bryant – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk the headquarters for the steelworkers ➶ [Read] ➲ At Sixes And Sevens By Rosie Harris ➾ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk was transformed into a bloody and frantic triage unit for treating heads split open by police batons ➿ [Download] ➽ Save Rafe! (Middle School By James Patterson ➵ – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk flesh torn by bullets [Ebook] ➧ The Hand That First Held Mine By Maggie O& – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and limbs mangled badly enough to require amputation While no one doubts the importance of the Memorial Day Massacre [Reading] ➷ Ghost Light By Joseph O& – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Michael Dennis identifies it as a focal point in the larger effort to revitalize American equality during the New Deal In Blood on Steel ❮Read❯ ➸ LDN Graffiti ➻ Author Joe Epstein – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Dennis shows how the incident captured on film by Paramount newsreels validated the claims of labor activists and catalyzed public opinion in their favor In the aftermath of the massacre ❴PDF❵ ✪ Sworn to Silence Author Brendan Boland – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk Senate hearings laid bare patterns of anti union aggression among management [PDF / Epub] ☄ Frog Is Frog ✓ Max Velthuijs – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk ranging from blacklists to harassment and vigilante violence Companies were determined to subvert the right to form a union ➪ Doctor Who Read ➲ Author David Bishop – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk which Congress had finally recognized inOnly in the following year would Congress pass the Fair Labor Standards Act ❮BOOKS❯ ✸ Secrets On Morgan Hill ✮ Author Camille Kleidysz – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk which established a minimum wage and a maximum work week [PDF] ❤ Emma (Emma Trilogy Author Rosie Clarke – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk outlawed child labor [PDF] ✪ Conversations with James Baldwin ✬ James Baldwin – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and regulated hazardous work Like the Wagner Act that protected collective bargaining [KINDLE] ❂ Fifth Avenue, Uptown ❆ James Baldwin – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk this law aimed to protect workers who had suffered the worst of what the Great Depression had inflicted Dennis s wide angle perspective reveals the Memorial Day Massacre as not simply another bloody incident in the long story of labor management tension in American history but as an illustration of the broad based movement for social democracy which developed in the New Deal era


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10 thoughts on “Blood on Steel: Chicago Steelworkers and the Strike of 1937

  1. says:

    Dennis frames the Memorial Day Massacre of 1937, where police shot into a peaceful crowd of strikers, as a flashpoint in a larger struggle for democratic rights at workplaces over the primacy of corporate management in the midst of the Great Depression He writes of the larger struggle by poor working class peop


  2. says:

    This is a solid, but rather short, history of the Little Steel Strike of 1937 It works as an introduction to the strike, and the strike s effects in Chicago which culminated in the Memorial Day Massacre , in which 10 striking workers and their family members were killed by the Chicago Police Department and another 60


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