Publication Date

2007

Abstract

[Excerpt] Samuel Gompers, founder and president of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) for 37 years, was both extraordinary and exemplary of many skilled workers during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Suggested Citation
DeVault, I. A. (2007). Samuel Gompers [Electronic version]. In E. Arnesen (Ed.), Encyclopedia of U.S. Labor and Working Class History (Vol. 3, pp. 538-541). New York: Routledge.

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© Taylor & Francis. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

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