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Building the Golden Gate Bridge: A Workers’ Oral History



Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction

Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and designers, Building the Golden Gate Bridge is the first book to primarily feature the voices of the workers themselves. This is the story of survivors who vividly recall the hardships, hazards, and victories of constructing the landmark span during the Great Depression.

Labor historian Harvey Schwartz has compiled oral…



Building The Golden Gate Bridge

ISBN 10 : 9780295806204
ISBN 13 : 0295806206

Silver Award Winner, 2016 Nautilus Book Award in Young Adult (YA) Non-Fiction Moving beyond the familiar accounts of politics and the achievements of celebrity engineers and design..


Solidarity Stories

ISBN 10 : 9780295997926
ISBN 13 : 0295997923

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union, born out of the 1934 West Coast maritime and San Francisco general strikes under the charismatic leadership of Harry Bridges, has b..


Latino Generation

ISBN 10 : 9781469614113
ISBN 13 : 1469614111

Latinos are already the largest minority group in the United States, and experts estimate that by 2050, one out of three Americans will identify as Latino. Though their population ..



Curated Decay

ISBN 10 : 0816694389
ISBN 13 : 9780816694389

Transporting readers from derelict homesteads to imperiled harbors, postindustrial ruins to Cold War test sites, Curated Decay presents an unparalleled provocation to conventional ..


American Indians And National Forests

ISBN 10 : 9780816533572
ISBN 13 : 0816533571

Winner of the Forest History Society's 2017 Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Book Award American Indians and National Forests tells the story of how the U.S. Forest Service and tribal natio..


Oral History Off The Record

ISBN 10 : 9781137339652
ISBN 13 : 1137339659

Because oral history interviews are personal interactions between human beings, they rarely conform to a methodological ideal. These reflections from oral historians provide honest..


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