Silk Stockings and Socialism: Class, Community, and Labor Feminism in Kensington, Philadelphia, 1919-1940; A Dissertation Submitted to the Temple University Graduate Board. Sharon McConnell Sidorick.

Silk Stockings and Socialism: Class, Community, and Labor Feminism in Kensington, Philadelphia, 1919-1940; A Dissertation Submitted to the Temple University Graduate Board

Philadelphia: Temple University, 2010. 2 volumes with leaves numbered continuously: xlvi, 390 leaves: illustrations, charts, tables; 28 cm. Black comb binders with clear covers. This the draft for dissertation defense and consequently contains a few ink marginal marks. The author examines the women working in the silk hosiery industry in the Kensington area of Philadelphia and the activities of the American Federation of Full-Fashioned Hosiery workers between the First World War and the Second World War. The final section demonstrates that the efforts of hosiery workers "led in concrete ways to the creation of the CIO, the New Deal, andlabor feminism, bracketed by two monumental strike waves in 1933 and 1937." -- Introduction. In 2017, the University of North Carolina Press published the author's Silk Stockings and Socialism: Philadelphia's Radical Hosiery Workers from the Jazz Age to the New Deal. A heavy set; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Near Fine- Condition: a few ink marks in margins; otherwise, clean and solid. Near Fine -. Item #008119

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