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Fannie never flinched, one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights, Mary Cronk Farrell

Label
Fannie never flinched, one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights, Mary Cronk Farrell
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 40-41) and index
resource.biographical
individual biography
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
resource.interestAgeLevel
Ages 10-14
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Fannie never flinched
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
927241441
Responsibility statement
Mary Cronk Farrell
Sub title
one woman's courage in the struggle for American labor union rights
Summary
Fannie Sellins (1872-1919) lived during the Gilded Age of American Industrialization, when the Carnegies and Morgans wore jewels while their laborers wore rags. Fannie dreamed that America could achieve its ideals of equality and justice for all, and she sacrificed her life to help that dream come true. Fannie became a union activist, helping to create St. Louis, Missouri, Local 67 of the United Garment Workers of America. She traveled the nation and eventually gave her life, calling for fair wages and decent working and living conditions for workers in both the garment and mining industries. Her accomplishments live on today. This book includes an index, glossary, a timeline of unions in the United States, and endnotes
Table Of Contents
A storm center for bullets -- Fannie stitches together a dream -- Fannie finds her voice -- Angel of mercy -- Labor war -- Fannie's dream lives on
Target audience
pre adolescent
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