30,000 Locked Out: The Great Strike of the Building Trades in Chicago
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30,000 Locked Out: The Great Strike of the Building Trades in Chicago
By James C. Beeks
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  • 30,000, LOCKED OUT. THE Great Strike OF THE BUILDING TRADES IN CHICAGO. By JAMES C. BEEKS.
  • Introduction.
  • NATIONAL ORGANIZATION.
  • THE CAUSE OF THE LOCK-OUT.
  • THE CARPENTERS.
  • AMALGAMATION.
  • HODCARRIERS AND LABORERS.
  • A STRIKE CLAUSE.
  • PAY ON SATURDAY.
  • THE BRICKLAYERS' STRIKE.
  • TWO THOUSAND BRICKLAYERS QUIT.
  • REVOLUTIONARY TALK.
  • PECULIAR METHODS.
  • WALLING THE STRIKERS IN.
  • A NEW PROPOSITION.
  • PRACTICAL WORK.
  • WHIPPING THE GERMANS INTO LINE.
  • A PLATFORM OF PRINCIPLES.
  • THE REAL ESTATE BOARD.
  • AN IMPORTANT MOVEMENT.
  • BRICK YARDS SHUT DOWN.
  • A PLATFORM APPROVED.
  • SOME OBJECTIONS.
  • AN OFFICIAL VISIT.
  • OVER THE WIRE.
  • THE PLATFORM MODIFIED.
  • OFFICIAL ACTION.
  • PERMISSION TO RESUME.
  • DISCONTENTED LABORERS.
  • LISTING THE JOBS.
  • FALSE STATEMENTS.
  • BLACKMAIL.
  • METAL WORKERS.
  • DARK WAYS.
  • THE CONFERENCE ADJOURNED.
  • THE CENTRAL COUNCIL ORGANIZED.
  • AID FROM THE ARCHITECTS.
  • MASS MEETING OF CARPENTERS.
  • STRIKES DEFINED.
  • A NATIONAL CONVENTION CALLED.
  • A SCHEME THAT FAILED.
  • ANGRY BRICKLAYERS.
  • A BID FOR SYMPATHY.
  • AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC.
  • THE BRICKLAYERS' UNION DESPISED.
  • A NEW UNION.
  • NATIONAL BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL.
  • ARBITRATION.
  • OUT OF POCKET.
  • CONCLUSION.
  • THE CARPENTERS AGAIN.
  • NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS.
  • CHICAGO ORGANIZATIONS.
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