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Harry Bridges’s Australia, Australia’s Harry Bridges

Robert Cherny

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0017
Subject:
History, Economic History

Harry Bridges, longtime leader of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU, representing Pacific Coast workers), was born in Australia in 1901 and came to the United States in 1920. ... More


Longshore Culture and the Decline of the Port of Portland in the Mid- to Late Twentieth Century

Michael C. Connolly

in Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The mid- to late twentieth century represented a period of steady decline along Portland's waterfront, with the exception of the World War II boom during the few years leading up to 1945. This ... More


Professional Informant, 1950–1951

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the Cold War deepened, Crouch continued to serve as an anti-Communist informant. He testified in federal trials against union leader Harry Bridges and federal employee William Remington, naming ... More


The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Gregory S. Taylor

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This biography examines the life of Paul Crouch, who spent seventeen years in the Communist Party of the United States of America and, later, five years as an informant for the Federal Government. ... More


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