The Limits of Labour: Class Formation and the Labour Movement in Calgary, 1883-1929

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Index
Aberhart, William, 206-8, 209, 214
Adams, Percy, 46
Adams, Samuel H., 130
Adshead, Herbert, 119, 200
Alberta Federation of Labor (ALFL), 49, 103, 105, 117, 171
Alberta Federationist, 100
Alberta Labor News, 175, 176, 177, 192. 193, 199, 203; on Labour Day, 126-7
Alberta Non-Partisan, 113-4. See also Irvine, William
Alberta Oddfellow, 58
Alberta Veteran, 203
Albertan: and Calgary Labour Party, 68; as employer of labour, 83, 94, 209; and First World War, 99, 109; and immigrants, 44; and IWW, 106; and Labour Day, 63, 64, 65; and Salvation Army, 49; and strikes, 85; support for labour, 76, 108, support for socialism, 73; and trade unions, 54
All-Canadian Congress of Labor (ACCL), 193-4, 202
Allied Mechanics Union, 79, 80
Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America (AASEREA), Local 584, 194
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 583, 112
American Federation of Musicians, Local 53, 89-90; enlistment of, 100; and Salvation Army, 49; strike of, 55
Ancient, Free, and Accepted Masons (AFAM). See Fraternal societies
Ancient Order of United Workmen (AOUW). See Fraternal societies
Associated Charities Association (ACA), 102-3, 130. See also Board of Public Welfare (BPM); McKillop, D.A.
Bakery Workers, 81, 90
Barnecutt, John, 108-9, 115, 152
Barnett, George, 87-8
Bartenders, union, 111, 134
Bartholomew, Hugh, 175, 176-7
Batchelor, George, 170, 174
Bennett, R.B., 68, 101, 103, 140, and National Registration Program, 116-7; support for labour, 62, 85; support from labour, 200, 201, 203
Benson, John, 36
Bercuson, David J., 30, 145, 155
Bernstein, Irving, 133
Beverage dispensers, 190
Black, David E., 122-3, 124-5
Blacksmiths, 81, 149
Blask, Harry. See Zaneth, Frank
Board of Public Welfare (BPW), 130, 133, 138, 188. See also Associated Charities Association (ACA); McKillop, D.A.
Board of Trade, 43, 102, 124-5; and unemployment, 180-1
Boilermakers, 149
Bond of Brotherhood, 95, 192. See also Worsley, James
Bone, P. Turner, 18
Bookbinders, 134
Boosterism, 23-5
Borden, Robert, 117, 145; Union government of, 119, 131-2, 145, 147
Boulter, A.J.: and CCU, 184, 286-8; and CLP, 175, 198, 201; as communist, 184, 194, 202
Bradbury, Bettina, 31, 34-5, 38, 41
Brandes, Stuart, 121
Brewery workers, 81, 89
Bricklayers, 76, 80, 109; enlistment of, 109; and Labour Day, 64, 66; and OBU referendum, 155; strikes, 76, 87; unemployment among, 184; wages of, 33. See

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The Limits of Labour: Class Formation and the Labour Movement in Calgary, 1883-1929
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations viii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 3
  • Part 1 - Class Formation, 1883-1913 15
  • 1 - From Cow Town to Hub of Industry 17
  • 2 - Social Divisions and Class Disposition 31
  • 3 - Class, Culture, and Politics 51
  • 4 - Unions and Strikes 76
  • Part 2 - The Labour Movement, 1913-29 97
  • 5 - Depression and War, 1913-7 99
  • 6 - Economic Recession and Restructuring, 1918-24 120
  • 7 - 1919: Revolt Reconsidered 145
  • 8 - Dissent and Descent: Labour Politics in Calgary, 1918-24 162
  • 9 - The Limits of Labour, 1925-9 179
  • Epilogue 206
  • Notes 215
  • Bibliography 249
  • Index 269
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