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Title You work tomorrow : an anthology of American labor poetry, 1929-41 / edited by John Marsh ; foreword by Jim Daniels.

Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2007]
©2007

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 UniM Bail  811.52083553 YOU    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 223 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Class, culture.
Class, culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The Turbulent Poetics of 1930s Labor Poetry -- Pt. I. American Federation of Labor -- American Federation of Musicians -- The Wizard of Robot / Gertrude Munter -- Men are asking for work / Mr. Modestus -- Adventure / Mr. Modestus -- American Federation of Teachers -- Just Another Day / Nell Owen -- Amos 'n Andy / E. H. H. Holman -- Associated Actors and Artistes of America -- Revenge without Music / Peter Donald, Jr. -- Reverie / Ann Winthrop -- Don't Bite the Hand / Lee Willoughby -- Questionnaire for Actors / Frances Scanlin -- Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employes -- Begging for Bread / Thomas R. Lynch -- Working Mother's Prayer / Edna Jacques -- Company Unionism / Gequel -- Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- Stick, Boys! / Bennie Smith -- Discernment / Aseneth Cargill -- Brighter Ash / Anonymous -- International Fur and Leather Workers Union -- The Label Tells a Story / Anonymous -- Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union -- Waitresses' Union No. 249 / Martin A. Dillman -- A Square Deal or a "Quare " Deal / James M. Bishop -- Supreme Court / Anonymous -- International Association of Machinists -- The Ninety and Nine / Rose Elizabeth Smith -- Surplus Value / Anonymous -- While Playing Santa Claus / Thomas H. West -- United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America -- Labor / Bud McKillups -- From an Old-Timer / C. Lender -- United Textile Workers of America -- Why, oh why? / Modestus -- Fibres / Modestus -- "Trust in the Profit System!" / Modestus -- Pt. II. Unaffiliated Unions -- Industrial Workers of the World -- Grin, Clown, Grin / Lola Nolan -- Confessions / Covington Ami -- The Skid Road / Anonymous -- Nix / William Patton -- Turning the Corner (The Romantic Quest of Lost Love) / T-Bone Slim -- Harlan / Ralph Chaplin -- The Sin of Hoarding / William E. Patton -- Heat Portraits / 310 Bulletin -- The Migratory I.W.W. / Jack Kenney -- Hell / Harold Allinger -- The Shape Up / Left Rudder -- Madrid / Robert Whitaker -- The Line-Up / John G. Hirschfeldt -- Surpluses, O the Surpluses! / Covington Hall -- The Curious Christians / Covington Hall -- To a Nine-Inch Gun / Anonymous -- To the Spinachers / Albert Brocken -- Sailors Union of the Pacific -- The Company Union / R. F. Steltemeier -- The Live One / Anonymous -- A Brother's Complaint / Anonymous -- Southern Tenant Farmers' Union -- Share-Cropper's Choice / Anonymous -- The Sharecropper / Anonymous -- Good Ol' Pete / Covington Hall -- The Planter and the Sharecropper / John Henry -- Landlord, What in the Heaven is the Matter with You? / John Henry -- The Union Song / John Henry -- Pt. III. Congress of Industrial Organizations -- International Ladies Garment Workers Union -- In a Garment Factory / Nahum Yood -- The Final Installment / Arturo Giovannitti -- Freedom / Martha Stevenson -- The I.L.G.W.U. / Max Press -- We talk of progress / Mr. Modestus -- It's a stick-up! / Mr. Modestus -- On Hearing a Negro Spiritual / Jessie Carter -- All-Fighters Day / Arturo Giovannitti -- What Do You Build? / Syde Waller -- Labor Stage / Hilda W. Smith -- To Whom It May Concern ... / Max Press -- Spring / Miriam Tane -- Factory Windows / Miriam Tane -- Stitching Machine / Miriam Tane -- Dignity / Miriam Tane -- Evacuations / Miriam Tane -- Headline Fugitive / Miriam Tane -- Day in Technicolor / Miriam Tane -- Night Fog / Miriam Tane -- Blue-Eyed Pigeon / Miriam Tane -- Parent Prayer / Miriam Tane -- Morning / Miriam Tane -- Cafeteria / Miriam Tane -- International Sailors Union (National Maritime Union of America) -- Eight Bells / Left Rudder -- For Seven Years I've Roamed the Seas / J. Freeman -- Shipowners' "Days" ... / Forty Fathoms -- To the Seamen of the International Brigade / Willie Sue Blagden -- My Picket Card / Anonymous -- Dreams 1914-1918 / Forty Fathoms -- Blind Justice / Forty Fathoms -- The Negro Seaman Speaks / Forty Fathoms -- The Slogan / Forty Fathoms -- United Auto Workers -- King Henry the V-8th / John Paine -- A Ford Slave / Canadian Ford Worker -- Letting the Cat out of the Bag / Anonymous -- Beefsteak Blues / Tekla Roy -- To Alfred P. Sloan / Clayton Fountain -- What We Want / George F. Young -- A Stoolie's Lament / Murray Roth -- The House That Jack Built / Elizabeth England -- Thursday Afternoons / George A. Medalis -- As Uncle Henry Would Have Us Pray / Francis Reardon -- Dearborn Hospitality / Murray Roth -- I am the picket / Ralph H. Marlatt -- Detroit / Ralph H. Marlatt -- Have you ever worked on a line puttin' out five thousand bodies a day? / Ralph H. Marlatt -- We are the auto workers / Ralph H. Marlatt -- The people / Anonymous -- Fordism / Tobie -- Fold Sunday Evening Hour / Anonymous -- Pressure / Poll -- "You work tomorrow" / Poll -- United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America -- The Five-Point Plan / Walter Mugford -- Help! / Walter Mugford -- Lament of a Michigander / Floyd C. Bates -- "Never Again" / Walter Mugford -- Real Americans / Al Rimer -- A Helper's Prayer / Jack McGowan -- United Mine Workers of America -- Children of the Mine / Joseph Poggianni -- Verses from West Virginia / Anonymous (From Mingo County) -- Pick Coal Rhythm / Lou Barrelle and Andy Lucas -- The Fatal Gilberton Mine / Billy H. Quinn -- When Daddy Gets a Raise / John Hackenbury -- The Coal-Miner's Blues / Nettie M. Schoneman -- Union Stew / Anonymous -- Machinery vs. Men / W. I. Williams -- The Miner / Anonymous -- United Packinghouse Workers of America -- The Speed King / Ivan Soelberg -- United Rubber Workers -- If This Be My Native Land / Mary Lechner -- United Steel Workers -- Here Goes Steel! / James Rorty.
Other author Marsh, John, 1975-
Subject Working class writings, American.
American poetry -- 20th century.
Working class -- Poetry.
Labor -- Poetry.
Labor movement -- Poetry.
ISBN 9780472070008 (acid-free paper)
0472070002 (acid-free paper)
9780472050000 (paperback: acid-free paper)
0472050001 (paperback: acid-free paper)