This fourth volume of the Samuel Gompers Papers begins just after the close of the AFL's 1894 Denver convention. Covering a significant four-year period in the history of the United States-from the depths of economic depression to the Spanish-American War- this volume of the Samuel Gompers Papers explores the AFL's continued growth as an institution, illuminates the fierce struggle for power that accompanied that growth, and documents Samuel Gompers' role as leader of the federation.organized too much. I believe there are three different Unions and Assemblies of carpenters, 2 two of plasterers, 2 aamp;c., and one pulls against the other. ... body, on account of arbitrary action against them4 at the recent General Assembly, and it might be the best time that will ever present itself, to make advances to them.
|Title||:||The Samuel Gompers Papers: A national labor movement takes shape, 1895-98|
|Author||:||Samuel Gompers, Stuart Bruce Kaufman, Peter J. Albert, Marla J. Hughes, Mary C. Jeske|
|Publisher||:||University of Illinois Press - 1991-12-01|