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American labor leaders

Charles Allan Madison

American labor leaders

personalities and forces in the labor movement.

by Charles Allan Madison

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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8073.A1 M3 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination506 p.
    Number of Pages506
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14068844M
    LC Control Number62014081


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