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Midnight in vehicle city : General Motors, Flint, and the strike that created the middle class / Edward McClelland.

McClelland, Edward, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 331.892 MCC (Text) 72436000094875 Adult nonfiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 331.8928 MCC (Text) 31951004561558 Main Floor - New Arrivals In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807039670
  • ISBN: 0807039675
  • Physical Description: 221 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations 23 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-207) and index (pages 211-221).
Formatted Contents Note:
A stranger in town -- The perkins boys -- "This is where the fight begins" -- The siege -- The battle of the running bulls -- The women's emergency brigade -- "General Motors has double crossed us" -- Miss Perkins and Mr. Sloan -- Chevy four -- The settlement -- Evacuation day.
Summary, etc.:
"The story of the forty-four-day Flint Sit Down Strike of 1936-37, which led to the recognition of the United Auto Workers, the union whose wages and benefits set the standard for the 20th Century American middle class"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: General Motors Corporation Sit-Down Strike, 1936-1937
Labor unions > Michigan > Flint > History > 20th century.

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