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ALL THESE YEARS OF EFFORT
150 Years of Rochester’s Central Labor Councils

 

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
i

STRUCTURE AND GOVERNANCE
ANATOMY OF THE CENTRAL LABOR BODY
1

LABOR COMMUNICATIONS
OFFICIAL NEWS OF VITAL IMPORTANCE
17

CULTURES OF SOLIDARITY
UNION LABELS, SHOP CARDS AND SERVICE BUTTONS
23

COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY
JOBS AND JUSTICE, HEALTH AND HOUSING
31

LABOR EDUCATION
A NEW AND DEMOCRATIC BROTHERHOOD
41

POLITICAL ACTIVITY
REWARDING FRIENDS, PUNISHING ENEMIES
53

ORGANIZING
THE OBLIGATION OF TALKING UNIONISM
63

ALLIED BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL
GOOD WORKMANSHIP, FAIR WAGES
71

LIST OF CENTRAL LABOR BODY PRESIDENTS
77

EPILOGUE
79

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND SOURCES
80

INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
81

 

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