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Loans and Legitimacy: The Evolution of Soviet-American Relations, 1919-1933

by Katherine A.S. Siegel

In 1919 the Soviet government directed Ludwig Martens to open a trade bureau in New York.

The Court-Martial of Mother Jones

edited by Edward M. Steel

In March 1913, labor agitator Mary Harris “Mother” Jones and forty-seven other civilians were tried by a military court on charges of murder and conspiracy to murder—charges stemming from violence that erupted during the long coal miners’ strike in the Paint Creek and Cabin Creek areas of Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Pennsylvania Mining Families: The Search for Dignity in the Coalfields

by Barry P. Michrina

In Pennsylvania Mining Families, Barry P. Michrina offers a luminous portrait of Pennsylvania coal miners and their response to economic oppression.

Grand Plans: Business Progressivism and Social Change in Ohio's Miami Valley, 1890-1929

by Judith Sealander

Scholars may have widely differing views of the Progressive Era, but all see business as holding the key to the reforms of that period.

Organizing the Breathless: Cotton Dust, Southern Politics, and the Brown Lung Association

by Robert E. Botsch

In the 1970s, textile workers joined forces with a small band of grassroots activists and organizers and challenged the most powerful industrial interest in the heart of Dixie-the cotton textile manufacturers.