Labor, Loyalty, and Rebellion: Southwestern Illinois Coal Miners & World War I

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On April 5, 1918, as American troops fought German forces on the Western Front, German American coal miner Robert Prager was hanged from a tree outside Collinsville, Illinois, having been accused of disloyal utterances about the United States and chased out of town by a mob. In Labor, Loyalty, and Rebellion: Southwestern Illinois Coal Miners and World War I , Carl R. Weinberg offers a new perspective on the Prager lynching and confronts the widely accepted belief among labor historians that workers benefited from ...

Labor, Loyalty, and Rebellion: Southwestern Illinois Coal Miners and World War I 2005, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809326358

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Labor, Loyalty, and Rebellion: Southwestern Illinois Coal Miners & World War I 2005, Southern Illinois University Press

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