This crucial moment in American labor history is set before the reader not only accurately and comprehensibly, but with Kuhn's quintessential compassion and humanity. (Melissa Fay Greene, author of Praying for Sheetrock
and The Temple Bombing
Historians of southern labor, business, society, and culture will profit from it. (David L. Carlton, Vanderbilt University)
From the Inside Flap
Kuhn provides a richly detailed account of the famous 1914-15 strike at Altanta's Fulton Mills. His sources include personnel records, photographs, correspondence, oral history, and the reports of labor spies. Although the strike ultimately failed, it was an episode of major importance in the industrialization, urbanization, and modernization of the New South, Kuhn reveals.
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