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Knights of Labor Assemblies, 1879-1889

Jonathan Garlock

Knights of Labor Assemblies, 1879-1889

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Published by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research in Ann Arbor, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knights of Labor -- History.,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- Local unions -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint. Originally issued under title: Knights of Labor data bank : user"s manual and index to local assemblies / by Jonathan Garlock and N.C. Builder. c1973.

    Statementprincipal investigator, Jonathan Garlock.
    SeriesICPSR -- 0029., ICPSR (Series) -- 0029.
    ContributionsBuilder, N. C.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 7 p., p. 10-188 ;
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16876467M

    Saint Joseph Local Assembly Number Of The Knights Of Labor is a Missouri Benevolent filed on July 6, The company's filing status is listed as Good Standing and its File Number is B The Registered Agent on file for this company is Benevolent Corporations Are Not on: Missouri (MO). The Knights of Labor (K of L) (officially "Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor") was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the s. Its most important leader was Terence Powderly. The Knights promoted the social and cultural uplift of the workingman, rejected Socialism and radicalism, demanded the six-hour day, and promoted the producers ethic of.   Halker also drew heavily on the Knights’ songs and poems in his book on labor song and poetry, For Democracy, Workers, and God: Labor Song-Poems and Labor . The Knights of Labor (K of L) (officially “Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor”) was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the s. Its most important leader was Terence V. Knights promoted the social and cultural uplift of the workingman, rejected Socialism and radicalism, demanded the eight-hour day, and promoted the producers.

    A railroad worker, Powderly joined the Scranton Local Assembly of the Knights of Labor in , assuming the national leadership as Grand (later General) Master Workman, The Knights came into national prominence during his tenure, in part due to his rousing public oratory, peaking in national membership and influence in


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Knights of Labor Assemblies, 1879-1889 by Jonathan Garlock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Summary View help for Summary. This data collection provides information on the characteristics of alm Knights of Labor Assemblies in the United States, Canada, and other nations for the period to   In Beyond Labor's Veil, Robert E.

Weir presents a fascinating cultural portrait of the Knights across regions, covering the years to From 1879-1889 book start, the Knights of Labor was an unusual organization, equal parts fraternal order and labor union. It was the only nineteenth-century labor organization to organize African Americans, women.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Knights of Labor. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Knights of Labor: Constitution of the General Assembly, and for State, National Trade, District and Local Assemblies of the Order of the Knights of Labor (Philadelphia: General Assembly, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Knights of Labor: Founding Ceremony (page images at HathiTrust).

ence V. Powderly and the Knights of Labor," Mid-America, XXXIX (January I), 3 See Lloyd Ulman, The Rise of the National Trade Union (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, I), pp. 4 See Carroll D.

Wright, "An Historical Sketch of the Knights of Labor," Quarterly Journal. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Try the new Google Books. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» Thirty years of labor, to Terence Vincent Powderly. Excelsior publishing house, - Labor movement - pages.

0 Reviews. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a. Knights of Labor (K of L), officially Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, was an American labor federation active in the late 19th century, especially the s. It operated in the United States as well in Canada, and had chapters also in Great Britain and Australia.

Its most important leader was Terence V. Knights promoted the social and cultural uplift of the working. 1 Biography Knights of Labor Assemblies James L. Michels in Official Handbook, Independent Order of the Knights of Labor (i), a copy of which is in the library of the University of Illinois.

2 Statement by James Campbell, President of L.A.printed in Commoner and American Glassworker, 8 June i Overview of the Knights of Labor, the first important national labor organization in the United States, founded in Named the Noble Order of the Knights of Labor by its first leader, Uriah Smith Stephens, it originated as a secret organization meant to protect its members from employer retaliations.

John M. Davis, "A Defense of the Knights of Labor," () Platform of the Knights of Labor, (Learn North Carolina) Constitution of the General Assembly of the Knights of Labor, (Historical Society of Pennsylvania) Thirty Years of Labor, by Terrence V.

Powderly (Historical Society of Pennsylvania). This description of a Washington D.C. Knights of Labor assembly hall in the late s appeared in T. Fulton Gantt’s novel, Breaking the Chains: A Story of the Present Industrial Struggle. It was was first published inin serial form, in The Lance, a labor newspaper in Salem, Oregon.

As Canada's most industrialised province, Ontario served as the regional centre of the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, an organisation which embodied a late nineteenth-century working-class vision of an alternative to the developing industrial-capitalist society.

The Order opposed the exploitation of labor, and cultivated working-class unity by providing an institutional and. April 1,by Harry Cocks. The Knights of Labor: New Perspectives. The Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor is a staple of American labour history, Steven Parfitt Knights began in in Philadelphia, spread throughout the United States in the next two decades, and became the first truly national working-class movement to appear in that country.

The Knights of Labor began as a secret society of tailors in Philadelphia in The organization grew slowly during the hard years of the s, but. In The Great Southwest Railroad Strike and Free Labor, Theresa Case presents a lively account of the Knights of Labor's famous strike against finan­ cier Jay Gould's southwestern railroads, the first major study of this event since Ruth Allen's book The Great Southwest Strike.

Bythe last remnants of the Order would disband, and the Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor would only have a presence in the history books. Looking back on the mix of local autonomy and progressive solidarity which were staples of the Knights of Labor, a particularly significant moment was the General Assembly in Richmond, VA.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio Record of proceedings of the General Assembly of the Knights of Labor by Knights of Labor.

Publication date Topics Labor unions -- United States. Knights of Labor -- Congresses. Publisher Reading, Pa. The Order of the Knights of Labor (KOL), founded inwas the leading general organization of workingmen during the early s.

Originally a secret society open to all producers, the KOL excluded only "parasites" like stockbrokers, gamblers, lawyers, bankers, and liquor dealers. Control of the Knights of Labor was not strongly centralized.

Terence Powderly, while a popular leader, also realized that the strength of the Knights rested in the power of its local assemblies (referred to as "LAs") to govern their own affairs. The local assembly was the basic unit of the Knights organization.

Meeting minute book of the La Crosse, Wisconsin chapter of the Knights of Labor. Materials date and all records are in the Norwegian language. Collection Title Knights of Labor, Local Assembly No. (La Crosse, Wisconsin) Minute Book Date of Materials Creator Knights of Labor. Local Assembly No.

(La Crosse, Wis. ^"A local assembly of the Order of the Knights of Labor shall be composed of not less than ten members at least three-fourths of whom must be wage-workers or farmers, and this proportion shall be maintained for ail time." Article I, Section 1, Constitution for Local Assemblies of the Knights of Labor.

Sterling Spero and. The Knights of Labor was the first national union to become prominent in Texas and the southwestern region of the United States. Its emergence came as a result of participation against Jay Gould's southwestern railroads in andwhich resulted in a dramatic nationwide increase in membership from aboutto overbetween mid and mid The Knights of Labor (K of L) (officially "Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor") was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the s.

Its most important leader was Terence V. Knights promoted the social and cultural uplift of the workingman, rejected Socialism and radicalism, demanded the eight-hour day, and promoted the producers ethic.

Founded inthe Knights of Labor was the largest and one of the most important American labor organizations of the late 19th century. The Knights promoted the eight-hour day and supported efforts to end child and convict labor.

After a rapid expansion in the mids — swelling to nearly— the group quickly lost members after the Haymarket riot. Constitution of the General Assembly and for State, National Trade, District and Local Assemblies by Order of the Knights of Labor Paperback – by Knights Of Labor (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price Author: Knights Of Labor. Rise of Organized Labor. Assembly lines create more jobs. None of us ever went to school & learned the chemistry of it from books. We learned the trick by doing it, standing with our faces in the scorching heat” Knights of Labor.

Knights of Labor: an American labor organization to protect the rights of workers Elected. Terence. The KNIGHTS OF LABOR DISTRICT ASSEMBLY NO.

47 was an early local labor coalition that preceded the trade union bodies later formed by the AFL and the CIO. The assembly had its origin in the Industrial Council of but soon became affiliated with the Knights of Labor as the Trades & Labor Assembly No.

The Knights of Labor, Van Buren Assembly, No. was a Van Buren (Crawford County) Arkansas labor union and fraternal order of the late nineteenth century. Scope and Content Note Minute book recording meeting transactions of the union including membership rosters.

The Knights of Labor was the largest and most extensive association of workers in 19th century America. Organized inthe movement grew slowly in the s, then surged in the s, reaching a peak membership approaching one million in with Local Assemblies spread across the country in more than 5, cities and maps locate nea Local Assemblies.

The Knights of Labor shaped business and political policy in Minnesota communities in the late nineteenth century by working with the Farmers' Alliance and advocating for shorter work days, equal pay for women, child labor laws, and cooperation between workers.

Garment worker Uriah Stevens founded The Knights of Labor as a fraternal order in Philadelphia in Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Knights of Labor. District Assembly No. OCLC Number: Notes: Caption title. Reproduction Notes.

Constitutions of Local, District, and General Assemblies of the Knights of Labor, Terence Powderly writings, articles, and speeches Includes “A Tribute to Timothy Quinlan, Switchman who heroically gave up his life, Feb. 27,in saving the imperiled Lake Shore Limited and its cargo of human freight;” comments on women’s.

The Order of the Knights of Labor was established inat Philadelphia, under the leadership of Uriah Stephens and gradually developed into a highly centralized organization with its local, district, state and national Stephens was succeeded by Terence V. Powderly as grandmaster workman, who held that position until Download Knights Across The Atlantic books, The Noble and Holy Order of the Knights of Labor, the first national movement of the American working class, began in Philadelphia in Millions of Americans, white and black, men and women, became Knights between that date and But the Knights also spread beyond the borders of the United.

Beyond Labor's Veil. The Culture of the Knights of Labor. Robert E. Weir “This is a rich book, not only because it fills the need for a new comprehensive history of the Knights of Labor, but also because Robert Weir had given us a wealth of information about the Knights of Labor's role in the cultural morass called the Gilded Age.

Temple Of Liberty, Knights Of Labor, Assembly No. is a Kansas Not For-Profit Corporation filed on July 3, The company's filing status is listed as Expired and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this company is None on: Kansas (KS).

Guide to the Local Assemblies of the Knights of Labor.: Garlock, Jonathan: Books - or: Jonathan Garlock. The annual convention of the Knights of Labor that convened in Richmond, Virginia, on October 4,took place in a region riven by racial and political conflict.

The convention and the Knights, the most powerful labor organization in late 19th century America, were quickly plunged into conflict over the organization’s attitudes toward the. From knights of labor afl worksheets to the knights of labor videos, quickly find teacher-reviewed educational resources.

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Get Free Access See Review. Lesson Planet. Knights of Labor, Van Buren Assembly, No. Records (MC ), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection. The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the United States founded in Columbus, Ohio, in December by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor union.

Samuel Gompers of the Cigar Makers' International Union was elected president at its founding convention and reelected every year, except one, until his.CINCINNATI, Ohio, Aug. The General Assembly of the Knights of Labor of the United States will begin a session of several days' duration here on Sept.

4.Powderly set about including African Americans, allowed afterin the movement by meeting labor spokespeople and letter writing. At the Knights General Assembly meeting in Ontario, Canada, Powderly invited Joseph Brown Johnson, the African American Master Workman of District Assem to join him on the platform for his opening address.