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Browder, Earl (1891-1973) Labor and Socialism in America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.009 Author/Creator: Browder, Earl (1891-1973) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1 September 1948 Pagination: 46 p. ; 17.3 x 12.5

Summary of Content: One pamphlet by "Americus" printed on September 1, 1948, entitled, "Labor and Socialism in America." Item includes essays related to unions, labor movements and the church's involvement with labor. Unions mentioned are the National Maritime Union, United Automobile Workers Union, and the United Electrical Workers.

Background Information: Earl Browder wrote under the pseudonym of Americus. He was the leader of the Communist Party USA, and a secret agent on behalf of the Soviet Union.

This pamphlet was ...published two years following his expulsion from the Communist Party of USASee More

People: Addes, George, 1911-1990
Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990
Browder, Earl, 1891-1973
Carey, James B., 1911-1973
Curran, Joseph, 1906-1981
De Leon, Daniel, 1852-1914
Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
Haywood, Bill, 1869-1928
La Guardia, Fiorello Henry, 1882-1947
Lenin, Vladimir, 1870-1924
Lewis, John Llewellyn, 1880-1969
Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Mazey, Emil, 1913-1983
Mundelein, George, 1872-1939
Murray, Philip, 1886-1952
Pepper, Claude, 1900-1989
Reuther, Walter, 1907-1970
Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: LaborUnionsSocialismReligionNational Maritime Union of America (NMU)Communism

Sub Era: Postwar Politics and the Cold War

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