Laborer in the west

a history of the Pacific Southwest Region of the Laborers" International Union of North America
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Pacific Southwest Region, LIUNA, AFL-CIO , Sacramento, CA
Laborers" International Union of North America. -- California Region -- History., Laborers" International Union of North America. -- Pacific Southwest Region -- History., Working class -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th century., Labor unions -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 20th cen
Other titlesHistory of the Pacific Southwest Region of the Laborers" International Union of North America.
Statementby Bill Talbitzer ; introduction by Mason M. Warren ; edited by Charles J. Reiter.
ContributionsWarren, Mason M., Reiter, Charles J., Laborers" International Union of North America. Pacific Southwest Region.
LC ClassificationsHD6524 .T35 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23100600M

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