James B. Atleson is professor of law at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of Values and Assumptions in American Labor Law ( 1983).
Richard P. Boyden is a supervisory archivist at the San Francisco Federal Records Center. His book The Militant Tradition and the Liberal State: The San Francisco Machinists from Depression to Cold War, 1930-1950 is forthcoming.
Daniel A. Cornford is associate professor of history at San Jose State University. He is the author of Workers and Dissent in the Redwood Empire ( 1987) and editor of Working People of California ( 1995).
Alan Derickson is associate professor of labor studies and industrial relations at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Workers' Health, Workers' Democracy: The Western Miners' Struggle, 1891-1925 ( 1988).