Workers and Utopia: A Study of Ideological Conflict in the American Labor Movement, 1865-1900

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Abolitionist movement: and labor in 1840's, 6
Address of the National Labor Congress to the Workingmen of the United States ( 1867): 22, 25, 27
Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers: 106, 109, 114, 121, 128- 129, 169
Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners: 157
Amalgamated Wood Workers: 159
American Federation of Labor: 13, 37, 118; attacks strike policy of Knights, 72; and eight-hour movement of 1888-1891, 76-78, 149-151; conflict with Knights over eight-hour movement, 76-78; concept of organization, 109; formation, 116; and conflict with Knights, 117, 127-132; origins, 138-139; philosophy, 139-142; structure, 140-141; dominated by trade unions, 140-141; early difficulties with member unions over finances, 142-143; attitude toward strikes, 147; and strike fund, 148; emphasizes building labor movement to enhance its economic power, 148-149, 162; membership, 149; concentrates on organizational work after 1891, 151-152; purpose and function, 152; limited authority of, 152-161; and member trade unions, 152-153; and Negro workers, 153-157; and jurisdictional disputes, 157-160; reasons for success, 161-162; political philosophy, 163-186; and politics in 1886-1887, 164-167; and Populist movement, 167-171; and socialism, 171-182; formulates a limited political policy, 182-186; emphasizes economic action, 182-184; political objectives of, 184-186; in twentieth century, 194-195
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations: united, 3
American Federationist:168
American Flint Glass Workers Union: 114
American Miners' Association: 124
American Railway Union: 148, 183
Anarchism: 16
Anheuser-Busch Company: 132
Anthony, Susan B.: 14, 25
Anti-intellectualism: of American labor, 190-191
Arendt, Hannah: 193
Armstrong, Tom: 164
Associated Jewelers: 114
Associationist movement: and labor in the 1840's, 6
Ax-makers: 103
Aylesworth, Ira B.: 121
Bailey, William H.: 64, 125
Bakers: 177
Bakers and Confectioners: 120
Bakunin, Michael: 144
Banking system: see Financial system Barbers: 103
Barnes, J. Mahlon: 168, 176
Barry, Leonora M.: 56
Barry, Thomas B.: 42, 70-71, 84, 115, 135
Beaumont, Ralph: 47, 81, 85-86, 92-93
Bechtold, Charles F.: 146
Berger, Victor: 181
Bohm, Ernest: 172
Boiler-Makers Union: 109
Boot and Shoe Cutters' International Assembly of the United States and Canada: 123
Boot and Shoe Workers International Union: 124
Bradstreet's: 74
Brewery workers: 146
Bricklayers and Masons International Union: 107, 109-110, 111, 114
Bricklayers National Union: 24, 28
Brickmakers: 122
Brisbane, Albert: 6
Brook Farm: 44


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