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Building Filipino Hawai'i

Building Filipino Hawai'i

Roderick N. Labrador

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing on ten years of interviews and ethnographic and archival research, this book delves into the ways Filipinos in Hawaiʻi have balanced their pursuit of upward mobility and mainstream acceptance ... More

Fighting for Total Person UnionismHarold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Robert Bussel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s and 1960s, labor leaders Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway championed a new kind of labor movement that regarded workers as “total persons” interested in both workplace affairs and ... More

Fostering on the FarmChild Placement in the Rural Midwest

Fostering on the Farm: Child Placement in the Rural Midwest

Megan Birk

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039249
eISBN:
9780252097294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039249.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From 1870 until after World War I, reformers led an effort to place children from orphanages, asylums, and children's homes with farming families. The farmers received free labor in return for ... More

The Gospel of the Working ClassLabor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor's Southern Prophets in New Deal America

Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036309
eISBN:
9780252093333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036309.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book, a dual biography and cultural history, traces the influence of two southern activist preachers, one black and one white, who used their ministry to organize the working class in the 1930s ... More

In Defense of JusticeJoseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Eileen H. Tamura

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As a leading dissident in the World War II concentration camps for Japanese Americans, Joseph Yoshisuke Kurihara stands out as an icon of Japanese American resistance. In this biography, Kurihara's ... More

In Pursuit of GoldChinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

In Pursuit of Gold: Chinese American Miners and Merchants in the American West

Sue Fawn Chung

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036286
eISBN:
9780252093340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036286.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Both a history of an overlooked community and a well-rounded reassessment of prevailing assumptions about Chinese immigrants in the American West, this book brings to life the world of ... More

Islanders in the EmpireFilipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

JoAnna Poblete

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early 1900s, workers from new U.S. colonies in the Philippines and Puerto Rico held unusual legal status. Denied citizenship, they nonetheless had the right to move freely in and out of U.S. ... More

Locomotive to AeromotiveOctave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Locomotive to Aeromotive: Octave Chanute and the Transportation Revolution

Simine Short

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036316
eISBN:
9780252093326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036316.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

French-born and self-trained civil engineer Octave Chanute designed America's two largest stockyards, created innovative and influential structures such as the Kansas City Bridge over the previously ... More

Loyalty and LibertyAmerican Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Alex Goodall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers the first comprehensive account of the politics of countersubversion in the United States prior to the McCarthy era. The book traces the course of American countersubversion over the ... More

The Making of Working-Class Religion

The Making of Working-Class Religion

Matthew Pehl

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040429
eISBN:
9780252098840
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040429.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Religion has played a protean role in the lives of America's workers. This innovative volume focuses on Detroit to examine the religious consciousness constructed by the city's working-class ... More

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