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White Collar Hobo: The Travels of Whiting Williams

By Daniel A. Wren

Paperback: 165 pages
Publisher: Iowa State Press (July 30, 1987)
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.6 x 0.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.8 ounces
Condition: New

Price: $19.95 $7.00

Synopsis

Whiting Williams was a prosperous, educated, turn-of-the-century Ohio businessman who adopted the guise of a blue-collar worker in order to learn firsthand about labor conditions. He used this information to improve labor conditions and salary during an era marked by the birth of modern industrialization, labor-management dichotomy, labor unions, strikes of historic proportions, strikebreakers, massive unemployment, and formal labor-management relations.