Labor Politics in a Democratic Republic: Moderation, Division, and Disruption in the Presidential Election of 1928

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"Address to the Organized Workers," 94
Alabama, 96, 272
" Alfred E. Smith-for-President Union Labor League," 246
Amalagamated Clothing Workers, 42, 208, 247, 267
American Civic Association, 5
American Civil Liberties Union, 66, 87
American Farm Bureau Federation, 117
American Fund for Public Service ( Garland Fund), 87
American Federation of Labor. 60, 257, et passim administrative effectiveness, 305 as pressure group, 318 at Houston convention, 126 attacked by Communists, 102 attacks Communists, 209 attitude, mid-campaign, 136 autos as problem to, 25 avoids increased govt., 27 campaign of 1906, 31 circular letters, 235 convention, 1927, 57 credit for fight against injunction, 294n evaluates election, 284 favoritism, 303 founded, 30 guidance on Communism, 216 important successes after 1928, 294-95 intensity of political efforts, 232 injunction issue, 301, 293-95 (see also: Injunction) instructions to organizers, 24 opposes Socialist Party, 196 political attitudes of leaders, 236 magazines, 248 membership, 19 neutrality, 260 officials for Smith, 238-39, 239n on injunction, 66 on Labor Party, 285 on miners, 19 on organizing tasks, 23 on prohibition, 123ff., 177 on registration, 236 on unemployment, 16-17 political position, 229 political principles, 57 political policies after 1928, 292 political slogans, 233 post-election "plums," 300 proposals to Republicans, 177ff. put auto and radio to work, 25 publicity for candidates, 300 rejects Socialist appeal, 1927, 56-57 requests data from locals, 77; role in selecting party nominees, 298, in wording of platforms, 298, in party machinery, 299; satsfied, 1927, 57 self-satisfaction, 291 situation in early 1928, 61 Smith endorsement fight, 130ff. summary on labor support for, 247 summary on partisanship, 301ff. thanked by politicians, 276 warns unions on Communism, 207-208
Alexander, Magnus W., 27
American Fabian Society, proposed, 287
American Federationist, 61
American Labor Party, N. Y., 41
American Negro Labor Congress, 215

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