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1. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

2. A Creed for Labor A Creed for Labor May/3/1954 When Charles J. MacGowan announced his retirement to inactive status as president of the boilermakers' union, he expressed to a friend his own personal philosophy of life. Today, when labor groups are...

3. African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry 2006 The role of African Americans in the local meat packing industry is discussed in Chapter 2 of the book. Describes the conditions under which they worked as well as labor union practices.

4. After the Stench Cleared: Prison Life and Labor at Leeds Farm After the Stench Cleared: Prison Life and Labor at Leeds Farm 1998 Paper prepared for the 1998 Missouri Conference on History discusses social welfare issues in Kansas City during the Progressive era using transient laborers or 'hobos" to illustrate the problems faced...

5. Alfred Phillips Alfred Phillips December/8/1958 Obituary for Alfred Phillips, former city councilman and labor union business representative dying at the age of 69 at his farm home near Diamond, Missouri.

6. American's Last KCI Union Jobs Outsourced American's Last KCI Union Jobs Outsourced November 15, 2012 Article announces the elimination of the final union jobs under American Airlines at Kansas City International Airport. The article discusses how the troubled airline's bankruptcy status allowed it to...

7. An Interview With Augustus Moore An Interview With Augustus Moore 1976-06-23 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June 23, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

8. An Interview With Lounner Pemberton An Interview With Lounner Pemberton 1976-05-20 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 20, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

9. An Interview With Richard Bolling An Interview With Richard Bolling 1976-10-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III . Interview recorded October 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

10. B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency September 23, 1977 News article about the Black Economic Union in Kansas City, a private corporation, but for ten years "supported predominantly by federal funds." The union was included in or affected by revitalization...

11. Bible College Aids Country Parishes Bible College Aids Country Parishes October 10, 1956 Various news about religious matters in the Kansas City area, including the new Bible College rural seminary and a speech at Municipal Auditorium by "Albert Whitehouse, director of the A. F. L.-C. I. O....

12. Biography of Joseph B. Shannon (1867-1943), Congressman Biography of Joseph B. Shannon (1867-1943), Congressman 1999

13. Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization Black Firemen Here Form Own Organization March 23, 1978 News article about the formation of "a new employee organization for blacks only" by local African American firemen. The union was called the International Association of Black Professional Fire Fighters...

14. Building Strike Begins: A Truck Halt Building Strike Begins: A Truck Halt April/1/1970 Article about the truckers' part of the construction workers' strike.

15. Building Strike Begins: Watch Inside Building Strike Begins: Watch Inside April/1/1970 Article about the major construction workers' strike.

16. Corruption: Missouri Waltz Corruption: Missouri Waltz July/28/1941 Article about the reformist investigation of various types of corruption in the latest session of the Missouri State Legislature, led by lawyer Charles Martin Hay, pointing out several suspicious labor...

17. Deaths: Max E. Sander Deaths: Max E. Sander November/20/1971 Photo and biographical article about Max Sander, "60, of 3225 St. John, labor leader" and "past president and business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local No. 6." Native of...

18. Deaths: Miss Emily Burns Deaths: Miss Emily Burns November/23/1970 Obituary for Emily Burns, involved "in organizing the first local of the International Ladies Garment Workers union in 1933" in Kansas City, as well as being a member of the Women's Trade Union and other...

19. Dr. Ralph Bunche Praises UPWE-CIO; 'Equal Rights' Booklet Is Published Dr. Ralph Bunche Praises UPWE-CIO; 'Equal Rights' Booklet Is Published November 1, 1952 News article about a public congratulation of an anti-discriminatory policy of "the United Packinghouse Workers of America, CIO" (or UPWA-CIO) labor union by Ralph Bunche, "famed United Nations mediator...

20. Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City March 12, 2008 Article provides an historical overview of union labor strife in Kansas City; specifically three early labor strikes: 1889 Garment Makers Union walkout of the Swofford Brothers Shirt and Overall factory;...