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bankruptcy of the American labor movement

William Zebulon Foster

bankruptcy of the American labor movement

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Published by The Trade union educational league in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Trade Union Unity League (U.S.),
    • Labor unions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementby Wm. Z. Foster.
      SeriesLabor herald library,, no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6511 .F6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p.
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL261249M
      LC Control Numberl 22000333


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