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A New Deal Everyday: Civic Authority and Federal Policy in Chicago and Los Angeles,1930-1940
This dissertation is a comparative history of local politics in Chicago and Los Angeles during the Great Depression. The project shows how New Deal agencies such as the Federal Emergency Relief Administration, National ...
Building the Service Employees International Union: Janitors and Chicago Politics, 1911-1968
As one of the few expanding and politically powerful unions in the county, many have argued that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) represents the future of the American labor movement. However, few scholars ...