Saturday, November 19 / 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Session 169
Labor Action, Labor Organizing

Chair: Shannan Clark, Montclair State University

1. Railroad Question during the Great Depression: Structural Obstacles to Mexican Labor OrganizingMichael Calderon-Zaks, University of California, San Diego.

2. In the Streets or in the Courts? Determinants of Action Strategy among Rank-and-File Activists in the International Brotherhood of TeamstersCatharina O'Donnell, Harvard University; Barry Eidlin, McGill University.

3. “‘A Good-Will Club to Labor’: the Harvard Teachers Union, the Radical Intelligentsia, and the Working Class, 1935-1939”Benjamin Serby, Adelphi University.

4. Crisis, Opportunity, & Transgressive Unionism in ChicagoSara Gia Trongone, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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