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Organizing the Shipyards: Union Strategy in Three Northeast Ports, 1933-1945 David Palmer

Organizing the Shipyards: Union Strategy in Three Northeast Ports, 1933-1945

David Palmer

Published April 1st 1999
ISBN : 9780801427343
Hardcover
264 pages
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David Palmer documents the history of union organizing at three of Americas largest private shipyards. These shipbuilding complexes had tremendous strategic importance because of their locations: New York Shipbuilding was located in the port ofMoreDavid Palmer documents the history of union organizing at three of Americas largest private shipyards. These shipbuilding complexes had tremendous strategic importance because of their locations: New York Shipbuilding was located in the port of Philadelphia, Bethlehem Fore River Shipyard in the port of Boston, and Federal Shipbuilding in the port of New York. Palmers account covers the period from the Great Depression and the beginning of the New Deal to the end of World War II.