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From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers

the social ecology of an industrial union, 1869-1897

by Harold W. Aurand

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania
    • Subjects:
    • United Mine Workers of America -- History,
    • Coal miners -- Labor unions -- Pennsylvania -- History,
    • Coal miners -- Pennsylvania -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 193-214.

      Statement[by] Harold W. Aurand.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6515.M616 P42
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 221 p.
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5455494M
      ISBN 100877220069
      LC Control Number73157737

        From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers: The Social Ecology of an Industrial Union, By Harold Aurand: Population Change and Social Continuity: Ten Years in a Coal Town. By Harold Aurand: Coal Cracker Culture: Work and Values in Pennsylvania Anthracite, () By Harold Aurand: Growing Up in Coal Country ().   Molly Maguires. Original Homestead Strike Materials. The Overthrow of the Molly Maguires. The Overthrow of the Molly Maguires. The Palmer Raids. Pennsylvania Coke Region Mine War. Portraits of a Ladies' Strike: Perspectives of the Uprising of Pullman Strike, The Strike at Homestead, Strike at Pressed Steel Car Author: Lisa Bier.

        Real-life story of ‘The Molly Maguires’ still attracts interest Aurand wrote in “From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers” in One condemned Molly proclaimed.   Anthony Bimba, writing in "The Molly Maguires" in , said mine owners and their allies invented the name Molly Maguires to disparage militant Irish .

      From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers; The Social Ecology of an Industrial Union: Philadelphia: Temple UP, Philadelphia: Temple UP, This book has a well-rounded amount of information on the region's physical surroundings, the industry, community, individual lifestyle, the first union to the last, mine safety. The history of the Molly Maguires continues to linger over the coal regions at the northern edges of the Lehigh Valley as though the miners were hanged just a few years back.


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A short but concise history of the militant coal miners dubbed the "Molly Maguires". Robber barrons continually starved, framed, and just plain murdered militant miners in order to crush strikes. The chief agent of the mine operators is Pinkertons number one labor spy McParland.

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The mine owners, however, were equally determined to smash the union. The resulting conflict between workers and owners sparked the creation of the Molly Maguires, who vowed to fight the exploitation of the workers by predominantly Protestant mine owners and : Historynet Staff.

• HDM P42 "From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers; the Social Ecology of an Industrial Union, ," () by Harold W. Aurand • HDM6 D52 "Molly Maguires; the Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization," () by F. Dewees. On his mission, McParlan uncovered at least two other violent groups, a splinter group of Irishmen called the Chain Gang and a Welsh-German gang, the Modocs.

Yet he only brought the Mollies to trial, Aurand wrote in “From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers’’ in From the Molly Maguires to the United Mine Workers.

The Social Ecology of an Industrial Union, Harold W. Aurand. With a Foreword by Walter Licht. Throughout the late nineteenth century the hard coal industry was a major employer in Pennsylvania.

The United Mine Workers of America (UMW or UMWA) is a North American labor union best known for representing coal miners. Today, the Union also represents health care workers, truck drivers, manufacturing workers and public employees in the United States and Canada. Although its main focus has always been on workers and their rights, the UMW of today also advocates for better roads, Country: United States, Canada.

Molly Maguires, secret organization of coal miners supposedly responsible for acts of terrorism in the coalfields of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, U.S., in the period from to The group named itself after a widow who led a group of Irish antilandlord agitators in the s.

When poor working conditions and employment discrimination led to assassinations and acts of sabotage by Irish. Molly Maguires meeting to discuss strikes in the coal mines from Harper's Weekly, The Molly Maguires were an Irish 19th-century secret society active in Ireland, Liverpool and parts of the Eastern United States, best known for their activism among Irish-American and Irish immigrant coal miners in a series of often violent conflicts, twenty suspected members of the.

The Molly Maguires, - Louis Adamic Louis Adamic's history of the Molly Maguires: a secret society of Irish-born mine workers in the US who terrorised the exploitative mine bosses of the time. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Molly Maguires and it was written by Anthony Bimba.

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Intl Pub and has a total of pages in the :   There was an outbreak of murders, robberies, assaults and arsons in the area.

A group called the Molly Maguires was singled out as the culprits. Late in twenty-four miners and laborers were arrested. They were all members of the United Mine Workers Benevolent Society and supposedly members of a secret organization known as the Molly Maguires.

Making Sense of the Molly Maguires Book examines persecution of Pennsylvania miners By Cory Johnson and James Dennis 19 February Making Sense. Over the next 15 years anthracite miners picked up the remnants of their broken union to join the Knights of Labor with the National Federation of Miners in The union, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA), tested its strength against bituminous coal operators in the Midwest and western Pennsylvania for better working conditions.

InFranklin B. Gowen, president of the Reading Railroad, hired the Pinkerton Detective Agency to infiltrate and destroy the Molly Maguires, whose union organizing became an Author: Laura Schumm.The Molly Maguires: Secret and Murderous The Molly Maguires were a secret organization of coal miners in the anthracite regions of eastern Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Also known as the "Buckshots," "Sleepers," and "White Boys," the name "Molly Maguires"was taken from a famous widow who had headed a tenant protest in Ireland in the s.