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FT-254240-17

Joseph Eugene Hower
Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX 78626)

Jerry Wurf (1919-1981) and the Rise of Public Sector Unions in Postwar America

A book-length study of public sector unionism in the post-WWII United States, focusing on Jerry Wurf (1919-1981), a leader in the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union.

Project fields:
Labor History; U.S. History; Urban History

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$6,000 (approved)
$6,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2017 – 7/31/2017