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Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
... struggle in Baltimore harbor, led by the seamen of the Marine Workers Industrial Union (mwiu), an organization initiated by Communists, expanded dramatically. In December, Marine Workers Voice, the monthly newspaper of the mwiu, announced that more ships had been struck in the previous...
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By Andor Skotnes
Published: 30 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
...- District of Columbia Federation of Labor (Afl) mdciuc Maryland and District of Columbia Industrial Union Council (cio) mhS Maryland Historical Society mowm March on Washington Movement xii Abbreviations mwiu Marine Workers Industrial Union mwl Marine Workers League nAAcP National...
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
... international ex- perience gave rise to profoundly radical tendencies.19 The main vehicle for the Communist- led organizing among the seamen was the Marine Workers Industrial Union (mwiu) of the tuul, and by late 1933, Baltimore- based Communists had built one of the most powerful locals in...
Book Chapter

By Andor Skotnes
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
...–28, Alexander, Barbara, 133 234, 260 Alexander, H. L. (mwiu), 55 Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel, Baggett, Jacob, 150, 153 and Tin Workers (AAiStw), 176–77, Bailey, Bill (mwiu, nmu), 51, 64, 166, 186, 236–37 168, 169 Amalgamated Clothing...
Published: 30 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
... network within locals of the iSu called the Seamen’s Defense Committee (Sdc). The Sdc was the direct descendant of the cP’s Marine Workers Indus- trial Union (mwiu), which had dissolved into the iSu in early 1935. As such, the Sdc drew heavily on the tactics, strategies, and overall vision of the...
Published: 30 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
... international ex- perience gave rise to profoundly radical tendencies.19 The main vehicle for the Communist- led organizing among the seamen was the Marine Workers Industrial Union (mwiu) of the tuul, and by late 1933, Baltimore- based Communists had built one of the most powerful locals in...
Published: 30 November 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
... network within locals of the iSu called the Seamen’s Defense Committee (Sdc). The Sdc was the direct descendant of the cP’s Marine Workers Indus- trial Union (mwiu), which had dissolved into the iSu in early 1935. As such, the Sdc drew heavily on the tactics, strategies, and overall vision of the...
Book Chapter

By Andor Skotnes
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
Published: 30 November 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395843-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9584-3
..., unified mass strike could win, and that multi-ethnic industrial unionism could tri- umph in a region dominated by craft unionism and Jim Crow. As the future would demonstrate, the Acw in the men’s clothing industry, like the mwiu on the waterfront, was establishing the regional foundations for the...