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The A.F. of L. in the time of Gompers.

Philip Taft

The A.F. of L. in the time of Gompers.

by Philip Taft

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Published by Octagon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Federation of Labor.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8055.A5 T3 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 508 p.
    Number of Pages508
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5754897M
    LC Control Number71096192

    Samuel Gompers born in London, England, in , he was born into a working family. He is generally al appointments for the A.F. of L. By this time Lewis had been appointed an A.F. of L. organizer by Samuel Gompers in , he held this position until Now a staunch Democrat, Gompers normally fo (4 pages) 81 0 Oct/ The most comprehensive and authoritative biography is Bernard Mandel, Samuel Gompers (). Also valuable are Philip Taft, The A. F. of L. in the Time of Gompers (), and Marc Karson, American Labor Unions and Politics, ().

    Samuel Gompers was an early labor leader, first in his own union and later as president of the American Federation of its president nearly continuously between and , Gompers led the labor movement in achieving solid gains for workers. He maintained a focused view of trade unionism, believing that unions should concentrate on better collective bargaining agreements and. Gompers to James Duncan, then first vice-president of the AFL, , GCB, XXIII, 6 Donald Rowland, "The United States and the Contract Labor Question in Hawaii, ," PHR, II (), /

    The years were prosperous for the U.S., marked by economic growth and industrial expansion, a rising material standard of living, and low unemployment. The period was one of unprecedented growth for the American Federation of Labor (AFL), and it found Samuel Gompers continuing to advocate the organization of all workers and focusing his efforts on establishment of 4/5(4). A speech by Samuel Gompers, president, American Federation of Labor. "In addition to the fundamental principles at issue, labour has a further interest in the war. This war is a people's war, labor's war. The final outcome will be determined in the factories, the mills, the shops, the mines, the farms, the industries and the transportation agencies of the various countries.".


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rows  The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the Key people: Samuel Gompers, John McBride, William. A Labor Chronicle The A. of L. From the Death of Gompers to the Merger.

by Philip Taft. Harper. $ The turbulent history of labor was simultaneously the history of America’s growth. As leader of the A.F.L. Mister Gompers had enemies both within and outside the labor movement. Some opponents believed Mister Gompers was more interested in personal power than in improving the Author: VOA Learning English.

^ Philip Taft, The A.F. of L. in the Time of Gompers (); Mandel () ^ "Samuel Gompers Statue Unveiled", press release, Office of Ald. Margaret Laurino, City of Chicago, September 3, ^ ^ ^ Mandel, "Samuel Gompers and the Negro Workers," Mandel points out (pp–57 n58) that Gompers believed in that "there are now two.

1. John R. Commons and Associates, History of Labor in the United States, 4 vols. (New York, Macmillan, ­ 35). Perlman and Taft wrote the fourth volume that covered the years ­ Selig Perlman, A Theory of the Labor Movement (New York, Macmillan, ).

For a book that is much like Perlman's A Theory yet suggests that even apparently conservative trade unions contain a radical. Titled ''The Samuel Gompers Papers, Volume 1: The Making of a Union Leader, ,'' and edited by Stuart B.

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The A.F. of L. from the death of Gompers to the mergerAuthor: Philip Taft. GOMPERS & THE AFL / GENERAL WORKS / LABOR LEADERS / PUBLISHED PRIMARY SOURCES / WOMEN WORKERS / BLACK WORKERS / HOME.

Trades and Unions: Clothing & Textiles / Communication / Service / Food, Alcohol & Tobacco / Graphic Arts / Manufacturing / Maritime / Metal Trades / Mining/ Railroads. Building Trades.

Christie, Robert A. Empire in wood; a history of the. Four years later, the A.F.L. representedworkers, and byover one million. Gompers was born in England in to poor Dutch Jewish parents. His first job—at age ten—was as an.

Under such conditions, Samuel Gompers in his life-time was a figure of storm and controversy. To upholders of unregulated free enterprise, of the open shop, of unbridled competition, he symbolized curbs on what they grimly saw as the American way --curbs which could only lead to socialism.

Samuel Gompers was the first and longest-serving president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL); it is to him, as much as to anyone else, that the American labor movement owes its structure and characteristic strategies. Under his leadership, the AFL became the largest and most influential labor federation in the world.

Two years later, the number had grown to more than one million workers. Under his leadership, the A.F.L. grew from a few struggling labor unions to become the major organization within the labor movement in the United States. As leader of the A.F.L. Gompers had enemies both within and outside the labor movement.

The A. of L. fron the Death of Gompers to the Merger. By PHILIP TAFT. New York: Harper & Brothers, Pp. xi, $ This book is the second and concluding volume in Philip Taft's history of the American Federation of Labor. The first, The A. of L.

in the Time of Gompers, ends with Gomper's death inand the second with the. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol, issue 1, January Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol, issue 1, January Front Matter. i-2 The A.F. of L. in the Time of Gompers. By Philip Taft. Book Review: Samuel Gompers, American Statesman.This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have rea.Philip Taft (Ma – Novem ) was a noted labor historian whose research focused on the labor history of the United States and the American Federation of Labor Early life.

Taft was born in in Syracuse, New York. His father died when he was still a young boy.