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great Burlington Strike of 1888

Donald Le Crone McMurry

great Burlington Strike of 1888

a case history in labor relations.

by Donald Le Crone McMurry

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burlington Strike, 1888.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [313]-322.

    SeriesStudies in economic history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5325 .R12 1888.B7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 377 p.
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6197188M
    LC Control Number56005344
    OCLC/WorldCa254688

    This instructional packet uses newspaper articles from the nineteenth century to create a case study of a significant event in American labor history, the Railroad Strike of , frequently referred to as the Great Strike. The material is designed for teachers and students of New York State and American history, particularly teachers of middle school students in grade 8 and high school.


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This book is intended to be such a case study taken from the late nineteenth century, the period when many of the foundations of the present productive structure were being laid.

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Harper's Weekly—Ap AFTER a six weeks' struggle, one of the most important railroad strikes inaugurated since in this country has practically ended. Burlington strike of The only major strike in the line's history came inthe Burlington railway strike of Unlike most strikes, which were based on unskilled workers, this one was based on the highly skilled well-paid engineers and firemen, a challenge to management sor: Burlington Northern Railroad.

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Photographs, Illustrations, and Broadsides (35): Railroad work varied greatly by type of job and setting. The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Aurora, Il, pp.

plus plates. Portraits. Illus. Gilt pictorial cloth. Edgeworn, hinges cracked. A good, sound copy. Fifth edition. An important strike in the progress of labor relations in the U.S. This strike paralyzed the Burlington system infrequently escalating into violence.

The Great Strike on the "Q" by John A. Hall. No cover available Subject: Labor unions -- United States Subject: Railroads -- United States -- Employees Subject: Burlington Strike, Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date Similar Books. Readers also downloaded Download This eBook. Format Url Size; Read this book online: HTML. Free kindle book and epub Author: Warman, Cy, LoC No. Title: Snow on the Headlight A Story of the Great Burlington Strike Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Strikes and lockouts -- Fiction Subject: Burlington Strike, -- Fiction Category: Text.

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The Burlington Strike, Its Motives and Methods Including the Causes of the Strike, Remote and Direct, and the Relations to It, of the Organizations of Locomotive Engineers, Locomotive Firemen, Switchmen's M.A.A., and Action Taken by Order Brotherhood R.R.

Brakemen, Order Railway Conductors, and Knights of Labor: the Great Dynamite Conspiracy: Ending With A Sketch by C.H. Frisbie, Forty-seven. Burlington strike, [from old catalog], Labor unions, Railroads Publisher Chicago, Philadelphia, Elliott & Beezley Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language EnglishPages: NEBRASKA BLUE BOOK, between organized capital and organized wage-earners exemplified by strikes in the city of Omaha in and the great Burlington strike in ; and finally by the organization of the Farmers' Alliance, Its entrance into the political field, first victory in the election of and the social revolution which has.

The Burlington Strike. Aurora: Press of Bunnell and Ward () 3 Salmons 4 Salmons 5 Baldwin, W. Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company: Documentary History. Chicago: Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company () 6 Poor, Henry V.

Manual of the Railroads of the United States. New York: Poor's Railroad Manual. Great Burlington Strike of A Case History in Labor Relations By Donald L.

McMurry Harvard University Press, Read preview Overview An Introduction to the History of Interest Arbitration in the United States By Winograd, Barry Labor Law Journal, Vol. 61, No. 3, Fall The Great Railroad Strike ofsometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year.

This strike finally ended some 69 days later, after it was put down by unofficial militias, the National Guard, and federal troops. Because of economic problems and pressure on wages Goals: Wage increases. McMurry DLC () The Great Burlington strike of a case history in labor relations.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge Google Scholar Peltzman S () Constituent interest and congressional : Joshua Gotkin. The strikers surrendered; the wage cuts remained; strike leaders were fired by the Burlington Railroad. When the great railroad strikes of were over, a hundred people were dead, a thousand people had gone to jail,workers had gone on strike, and the strikes had roused into action countless unemployed in the cities.

The book provides a history of the London dock strike of which closely followed the successful `Matchgirls' strike at Bryant and May, and the equally successful strike, led by Will Thorne, for an eight-hour day at the Beckton Gas Works.

The London dock strike was not only important in that the impoverished workers gained a substantial /5(2). Author of Snow on the headlight, The Last Spike and Other Railroad Stories, Weiga of Temagami, and other Indian tales, The white mail, The story of the railroad, Building a railroad into the Klondike, The silver queen, The prospector.

A spectacular example of collective violence, the Great Strikes of was the first national strike and the first major strikes against the railroad industry.

In some places, notably St. Louis, non-railroad workers also abandoned city businesses, creating one of the nations first general strikes/5(4). Topics in Chronicling America - Great Southwest Railroad Strike of “The order for the general strike upon the Gould Southwestern system reached that place at this morning and every man in the Missouri Pacific shops put up his tools and walked out,” read the March 7, St.

Paul Daily Globe. Great Railroad Strike ofseries of violent rail strikes across the United States in That year the country was in the fourth year of a prolonged economic depression after the panic of The strikes were precipitated by wage cuts announced by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad—its second cut in eight months.

Railway work was already poorly paid and dangerous. The great Burlington Strike of a case history in labor relations / [by] Donald L. McMurry. HD R12 B72 The great Burlington Strike of a case history in labor relations.

Traditionally the Great Strike of was seen as a strike by railroad workers in reaction to wage cuts. Through examination of three New York State cities -- Albany, Buffalo, and Syracuse -- Stowell concludes that the Great Strike was an urban phenomenon/5.

In his book, "Burlington Northern Railroad: Historical Review, ," Robert C. Del Grosso notes this mega-railroad was originally to be called the Great Northern Pacific & Burlington Lines. It was believed the giant system could raise profits through capacity reductions and more fluid, point-to.

The Great Railroad Strike of began on Jin Martinsburg, West Virginia. Workers for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad went on strike, because the company had reduced workers' wages twice over the previous year.

The strikers refused to let the trains run until the most recent pay cut was returned to. The Great Burlington Strike of A Case History in Labor Relations by Donald L. McMurry The Great Burlington Strike of A Case History in Labor Relations by Donald L.

McMurry (pp. Great Southwest Railroad Strike of Railroads workers started a strike against railroads that were owned by Jay Gould Jay Gould was a robber baron industrialist Gould owned almost 12 percent of all railroad track in the U.S. A member of the Knight of Labor in Texas was fired.

Shopmen’s strike. Evidence: RCBurlington Railroad Strike of Aurora Illinois Collection, Regional History Center. at Northern Illinois University. Many thanks for the work of James Flynn.

Flynn, James R. The Railroad Shopmen’s Strike of On the Industry, Company and. Community Levels. (Ph.D.

diss., Northern Illinois University, ). Start studying The Great Strikes. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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