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The United Brotherhood of Carpenters

The First Hundred Years

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$52.50 • £42.95 • €47.50

ISBN 9780674921962

Publication Date: 11/09/1983


  • 1. The Predecessors of the United Brotherhood
  • 2. The Early Years of the United Brotherhood
  • 3. The First Growth Years
  • 4. The End of an Era
  • 5. Rounding Out the Jurisdiction
  • 6. The Employer Offensive and the Union Response
  • 7. Consolidating the National Union
  • 8. World War I and Its Aftermath
  • 9. The Nineteen-Twenties: A Decade of Stagnation
  • 10. The Great Depression and the New Deal
  • 11. The Challenge of Industrial Unionism
  • 12. War and Reconversion
  • 13. Adjusting to a Changing Environment: The Nineteen-Fifties
  • 14. A Decade of Progress: The Nineteen-Sixties
  • 15. Battling Inflation and Recession: The Nineteen-Seventies
  • 16. A Look Backward and a Look Ahead
  • Appendix A. Peter J. McGuire’s Valedictory: Testimony before the Industrial Commission, April 20, 1899
  • Appendix B. Report on the Situation at Bogalusa, Louisiana, by the President of the Louisiana State Federation of Labor (December 1919)
  • Appendix C. Membership of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1881–1981
  • Appendix D. General Officers of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1881–1981
  • Notes
  • Index

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