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Julia Gunn on Civil Rights Anti-Unionism: Charlotte and the Remaking of Anti-Labor Politics in the Modern South

6/14/2018
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Dr. Julia Gunn explains how progressive civil rights politics enabled Charlotte, North Carolina, to become the nation’s second-largest largest financial capital while obscuring its intransigence towards working-class protest, including public sector sanitation workers, bus drivers, firefighters, and domestic workers. Gunn is a Critical Writing Fellow in History at the University of Pennsylvania. Gunn’s research visit … Continue reading Julia Gunn on Civil Rights Anti-Unionism: Charlotte...

Duration:00:26:49

Dawn Mabalon on UFW labor organizer Larry Itliong – Part 2

5/31/2018
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In part 2 of our interview with Dawn Mabalon, she explains how her personal and familial interests influenced her research on the life and work of United Farm Workers labor organizer Larry Itliong, as well as her forthcoming children’s book, Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong. Dr. Mabalon is an Associate Professor at … Continue reading Dawn Mabalon on UFW labor organizer Larry Itliong – Part 2 →

Duration:00:19:46

Dawn Mabalon on UFW labor organizer Larry Itliong – Part 1

5/21/2018
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In this inaugural episode of Tales from the Reuther Library, Dawn Mabalon, an Associate Professor at San Francisco State University, shares her research on the life and work of Larry Itliong, a Filipino leader of California’s farm labor movement. She explains to Reuther archivist Dan Golodner the relationship between Filipino and Mexican farm workers, reframing … Continue reading Dawn Mabalon on UFW labor organizer Larry Itliong – Part 1 →

Duration:00:37:20