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Rhode Island History Journal, Vol. 46, May 1986

In this issue:

Working Lives: An Oral History of Rhode Island Labor, part 2

Entering the Modern Era, 1940-1960 oral history World War II labor unions John E. Fogarty Democratic Party labor strikes Providence Diocese Joe Caldwell McCarthyism Providence Journa

Working People in the Postindustrial Age, 1961-Present oral history industrial decline consumerism Democratic Party ethnic communities, decline of Narragansett Brewery Brown & Sharpe Strike, 1982 public employee unions Henry Shelton Unemployed Workers Union

Resources for the Study of Rhode Island Labor: A Bibliographic Essay by Scott Molloy bibliography of labor movement Rhode Island Labor History Society Labor Archives

Pawtucket: Summer, 1952 (poem) by Norma Jenckes Pawtucket Norma Jenckes textile mills

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