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George Meany: modern leader of the American Federation of Labor.

Blythe Foote Finke

George Meany: modern leader of the American Federation of Labor.

by Blythe Foote Finke

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Published by SamHar Press in Charlotteville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Meany, George, 1894- -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Meany, George, 1894-,
  • Labor unions.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of one of the most influential men in the labor movement with emphasis on his accomplishments in the last two decades.

    Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 24-26.

    SeriesOutstanding personalities, no. 38
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8073.M4 F55
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5300725M
    LC Control Number72081899

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