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Jarod Roll

in Poor Man's Fortune: White Working-Class Conservatism in American Metal Mining, 1850-1950

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656298
eISBN:
9781469656311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656298.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As the Great Depression crushed the mining industry, Tri-State miners looked for ways to restore their standing as hard-working-white men and their faith in capitalism. The New Deal offered hope but ... More


The Age of Thomas Mitten

James Wolfinger

in Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702402
eISBN:
9781501704239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702402.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the age of Thomas Mitten, one of the nation's most famous transportation company managers and a key figure in the development of company unions and welfare capitalism. It ... More


Labour Relations in the Conventional Cargo Era

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the labour relations during the conventional cargo era, twenty years before the introduction of the container industry. Reveley argues in depth that companies that hired ... More


Bringing the Outside In: Managing the “External Environment”

Melissa Aronczyk and Maria I. Espinoza

in A Strategic Nature: Public Relations and the Politics of American Environmentalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190055349
eISBN:
9780190055387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190055349.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Science, Technology and Environment

Chapter 2, Bringing the Outside In, examines the industrial infrastructures within which the burgeoning profession of public relations coalesced: rail, steel, and coal, and the simultaneous ... More


Civic Uplift

D. G. Hart

in Benjamin Franklin: Cultural Protestant

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198788997
eISBN:
9780191830990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788997.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 6 addresses Franklin’s inherently sociable nature, which led him to join many organizations such as the Masons in Philadelphia. He founded the American Philosophical Society, and the Junto, ... More


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