Highlights: The American Worker & WWI

Episode #140

Host - Theo Mayer

  • Government, Industry & Labor in WWI - Host | @ 05:15
  • Labor Gains & Labor Losses - Dr. Mark Robbins | @ 10:05
  • A Century in the Making: Article by Traci Slatton- Host | @ 19:20
  • Historian's Corner - Col. Michael Visconage, USMC (ret.) | @ 30:15
  • The Buzz: Posts from the internet - Host | @ 39:05

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago

The American Worker & WWI

 

Sources

Helgeson, Jeffrey, “American Labor and Working-Class History, 1900-1945,” Oxford Research Encyclopedias https://oxfordre.com/americanhistory/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199329175.001.0001/acrefore-9780199329175-e-330

Keir, Malcolm, “Post-War Causes of Labor Unrest,” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, January 1919, pp. 101-109,  https://www.jstor.org/stable/1014423

Mintz, Steven, “Historical Context: Post-World War I Labor Tensions,” The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, https://www.gilderlehrman.org/content/historical-context-post-world-war-i-labor-tensions

 “How War Amplified Federal Power in the Twentieth Century,” Foundation for Economic Education

https://fee.org/articles/how-war-amplified-federal-power-in-the-twentieth-century/

Exploring the Labor Movement in WWI

Dr. Mark Robbins

Links:

https://www.delmar.edu/degrees/history/faculty-listing.html

https://www.amazon.com/Middle-Class-Union-Organizing-Post-World/dp/0472130331

World War I - NOW

CENTURY IN THE MAKING

Traci Slatton: https://medium.com/@tslatton/and-so-it-begins-sabin-howard-starts-sculpting-the-national-wwi-memorial-e31d4b20cda7

Gallery of images and videos

https://photos.app.goo.gl/bEdrAjQCdYuLRa1V8  

Remembering Veterans

A Historian Commemorates WWI - Col. Micheal Visconage, USMC (Ret.)

Links:

https://www.militarycityusaradio.org/main/marine-corps-colonel-ret-mike-visconage/

The Buzz

Links

Veterans worried as WWI monument faces demolishing

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/-that-legacy-needs-to-be-carried-on-veterans-worried-as-wwi-monument-faces-demolishing

Veterans Group Marks 100-Year Milestone for WWI’s Polish-American Freedom Fighters

https://citylimits.org/2019/09/11/veterans-group-marks-100-year-milestone-for-wwis-polish-american-freedom-fighters/

 “ETCHED IN MEMORY”

https://www.facebook.com/theworldwar/photos/a.10150262914016241/10157508089181241/?type=3&theater

John Logie Baird

https://www.helensburghadvertiser.co.uk/news/17894519.john-logie-baird-features-new-ww1-exhibition-holyrood/

 

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Editing:

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Website support: JL Michaud

Special guests:

Col. Michael Visconage, US Marine Corps (Ret.)

Dr. Mark Robbins

Special thanks to novelist Traci Slatton for allowing us to read her article in M on the show

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