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Red bait! Struggles of a Mine Mill Local

By: King, Al

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Kingbird Publishing: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16225

ISBN: 0968376800

Condition: Fine

Signed by Author; Only slight wear to card covers. ; Inscribed by author on title page. As new, bright, solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 176 pages; Inscribed by the author on Title Page "To Dorothy Best Wishes Al King". "In 1937, Albert King got a job as labourer at Consolidated Mining's smelter (now Cominco) in Trail, B.C. Shortly after, he helped organize Local 480 of Mine Mill. In 1950, when the United Steelworkers of America launched a raid, King found himself the very green president of a 'red' local of a union that, all over North America, was struggling for its l... View more info