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Histories of UNITE-HERE and Predecessor Unions


United Shoe Workers of America (USWA)


A Selective Scholarly Bibliography


  • Condon, Richard H. "Bayonets at the North Bridge: The Lewiston-Auburn Shoe Strike, 1937." Maine Historical Society Quarterly 21.2 (1981): 75-98.
  • Davis, Horace B. Shoes: The Workers and the Industry. New York: International Publishers, 1940.
  • Zahavi, Gerald. "Negotiated Loyalty: Welfare Capitalism and the Shoeworkers of Endicott Johnson, 1920-1940". The Journal of American History, 70.3 (1983) 602-620.