PORTER, G: The Worker’s World at Hagley

Porter, Glenn. The Worker’s World at Hagley. Eleutherian Mills-Hagley Foundation, 1981. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26078) $12.00

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Extensively illustrated. French flaps inside front and back cover open to a map and a large photograph of abandoned mills. 64p. Presents a history from the mid 1880s through about 1910.

DEWHURST, CK: Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women

Dewhurst, C. Kurt; MacDowell, Betty; MacDowell, Marsha. Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women. Dutton, Museum of American Folk Art, 1979. ISBN: 0525475036. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26031) $12.00

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Introduction by Joan Mondale. Illustrated in Black and White with a section of color plates. Biographies. Bibliography. Subject and artist indexes. 202p. Measures 6.25×9 inches.

MANNING, TG: The Chicago Strike of 1894: Industrial Labor in the Nineteenth Century (Select Problems in Historical Interpretation)

Manning, Thomas G. The Chicago Strike of 1894: Industrial Labor in the Nineteenth Century (Select Problems in Historical Interpretation). Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960. A few marks on two pages. Some sun fading on cover.Acceptable. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25887) $12.00

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The Pullman Strike, which began in Chicago, was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States and a turning point for US labor law. It pitted the American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland.

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992

JOURNAL OF AMERICAN FOLKLORE: Vol 105, No 417, Winter 1992, book coverFeintuch, Burt (editor). Journal of American Folklore (Vol 105, No 417, Summer 1992). American Folklore Society, 1992. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25819) $12.00

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Articles include “Word-Power, Performance, and Tradition” by John Miles Foley, “I was afraid someone like you . . . an outsider . . . would misunderstand” by Elaine J. Lawless, “Representations of the Female Rural Laborer in English Bawdy Songs” by Cathy Lynn Preston, and more.

The Journal of American Folklore, the quarterly journal of the American Folklore Society since the Society’s founding in 1888, publishes scholarly articles, essays, notes, and commentaries directed to a wide audience, as well as separate sections devoted to reviews of books.

GOLD, SJ: From the Workers’ State to the Golden State: Jews from the Former Soviet Union in California

From the Workers' State to the Golden State: Jews from the Former Soviet Union in California, book coverGold, Steven J. From the Workers’ State to the Golden State: Jews from the Former Soviet Union in California. Allyn and Bacon, 1996. ISBN: 0205167020. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25675) $12.00

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References. 138p New Immigrants Series.

SLESINGER, DP: Mothercraft and Infant Health: A Sociodemographic and Sociocultural Approach

Mothercraft and Infant Health: A Sociodemographic and Sociocultural Approach, book cover Slesinger, Doris Peyser. Mothercraft and Infant Health: A Sociodemographic and Sociocultural Approach. Lexington Books, 1981. ISBN: 9780669045628. Unmarked.

Foreword by David Mechanic. Appendices. Slesinger, a rural sociologist, devoted special attention to working with, training and mentoring women. Very Good. Hardcover. (#25381) $16.00

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CALIFORNIA HISTORY: Volume LXVII, No. 4, December 1988

California History (Volume LXVII, No. 4, December 1988) book coverCalifornia Historical Society. California History (Volume LXVII, No. 4, December 1988). California Historical Society, 1988. Unmarked text. Sun line on cover. Illustrated. pp214–304. Advertisements. Very Good. Paperback. (#22510) $15.00

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Includes the Perkins case by Ray R. Albin, “Chico Women: Nemisis of a Rural Town’s Anti-Chinese Campaigns, 1876–1888” by Michele Shover, “When Royalty Came to Early California” by John E. Bauer, and “Alemany Returns to San Francisco: A Personal Memoir” by Francis J. Weber. Reviews.