Saturday, November 23 / 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 222
CIO History Redux: Seeking New Histories of Labor in the New Deal Era

Chair: Tobias Higbie, University of California, Los Angeles
Discussant: James Wolfinger, Illinois State University

1. The 1937 Sit-Down Strike at Fansteel Metallurgical Corporation and Conservative Backlash Politics during the New DealGregory Wood, Frostburg State University.

2. Crafting a New Labor Policy: The Craft Severance Movement and the Struggle for Control of the National Labor Relations Board, 1939-1950Bryant Etheridge, Bridgewater State University.

3. Teamsters in the Turbulent Years: Rethinking Labor and the State in the 1930sElizabeth Faue, Wayne State University.

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