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Author Rubio, Philip F

Title There's always work at the post office : African American postal workers and the fight for jobs, justice, and equality / Philip F. Rubio

Publ Info Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HE6499 .R82 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HE6499 R82 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HE6499 .R82 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 446 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-432) and index
Contents Who worked at the post office (before 1940)? -- Fighting Jim Crow at home during World War II (1940-1946) -- Black-led movement in the early Cold War (1946-1950) -- Fighting Jim Crow and McCarthyism (1947-1954) -- Collapsing Jim Crow postal unionism in the 1950s (1954-1960) -- Interesting convergences in the early sixties post office (1960-1963) -- Black women in the 1960s post office and postal unions (1960-1969) -- Civil rights postal unionism (1963-1966) -- Prelude to a strike (1966-1970) -- The great postal wildcat strike of 1970 -- Post-strike (1970-1971)
LC subject African American postal service employees -- History
African Americans -- Employment -- History
Postal service -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States -- History
National Alliance of Postal and Federal Employees (U.S.)
Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History
ISBN 9780807833421 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807833428 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807859865 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807859869 (pbk. : alk. paper)