Civil rights unionism : tobacco workers and the struggle for democracy in the mid-twentieth-century South / Robert Rodgers Korstad

Author(s): Korstad, Robert Rodgers
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Subjects: Tobacco workers--Labor unions--Southern States--history--20th century
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
Food, Tobacco, Agricultural, and Allied Workers Union of America--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xii, 556 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Abbreviations
Introduction 1
1. Those Who Were Not Afraid 13
2. Industrial and Political Revolutions 41
3. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Country Small Town Grown Big Town Rich - and Poor 61
4. R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company: A Moneymaking Place 93
5. Social Learning 120
6. Talking Union 142
7. A Dream Come True 167
8. Like Being Reconstructed 201
9. In Dreams Begin Responsibilities 225
10. There Was Nothing in the City That Didn't Concern the Tobacco Union 251
11. It Wasn't Just Wages We Wanted, but Freedom 276
12. Fighting the Fire 301
13. Jim Crow Must Go 334
14. If You Beat the White Man at One Trick, He Will Try Another 368
15. Trust the Bridge That Carried Us Over 393
Epilogue 413
Notes 421
Bibliography 475
Acknowledgements 523
Index 531
Notes: LCCN: 2002152319
ISBN: 0807827819 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807854549 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [475]-522) and index
OCLC Number: 50906224
ISBN/ISSN: 0807827819
0807854549