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Steel: The Diary of a Furnace Worker By Charles Rumford Walker
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In the summer of 1919, a few weeks before the Great Steel Strike, I bought some second-hand clothes and went to work on an open-hearth furnace near Pittsburgh to learn the steel business. I was a... More > graduate of Yale, and a few weeks before had resigned a commission as first-lieutenant in the regular army. Clean-up man in the pit was my first job, which I held until I passed to third-helper on the open-hearth. Later I worked in the cast-house, became a member of the stove-gang, and at length achieved the semi-skilled job of hot-blast man on the blast-furnace. I acquired the current Anglo-Hunky language and knew speedily the grind and the camaraderie of American steel-making. In these chapters I have put down what I saw, felt, and thought as a steel-worker in 1919.< Less
Heavy Hitters: How American Workers Helped Win World War II By Gregory Gebhart
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This is the true story about how America won the production part of World War II. America supplied its armed forces and all of its allies' armed forces. Many manufacturing and ship-building records... More > were broken. This happened due to the efforts of American women and minorities besides American men.< Less
Shame - Confessions of an Aid Worker in Africa By Jillian Reilly
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Twenty-three-year-old Jillian Reilly went to southern Africa in 1993 at the close of apartheid, desperate to 'do good'. She only planned to stay for six months, but the promise of playing savior was... More > just too great. Jillian’s career in the aid industry flourished. To all the world, she looked like a successful ‘do-gooder’ — even a precocious one. If only she weren’t being suffocated by her own sense of futility. Jillian left southern Africa in 2000 quite clear that the only person she could save was herself. 'Shame' is her story: the story of a young American woman growing up, and old, in Africa. Realizing her own limitations, and the sorry realities of the big business of doing good.< Less
The Independent Workers Party Campaign 2014 By Gary Koniz
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This work is about what requires to be done here in the Politics of our United States of America, in American Hands, to reform the ways of error upon us and to bring us into fruition as a God Fearing... More > and Respected Nation upon the Earth, as a Model Society adapted in modern maturity to the enlightenment of a New Age of Reason in which the people of our society are cared for and nurtured by a caring government unto its people as a way of life.< Less
The Independent Workers Party Campaign 2014 By Gary Koniz
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This work is about what requires to be done here in the Politics of our United States of America, in American Hands, to reform the ways of error upon us and to bring us into fruition as a God Fearing... More > and Respected Nation upon the Earth, as a Model Society adapted in modern maturity to the enlightenment of a New Age of Reason in which the people of our society are cared for and nurtured by a caring government unto its people as a way of life.< Less
The Training and Experience of a Quaker Relief Worker By Hugh Maw
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In January 1996 I was invited, along with other veteran relief workers from the American Friends Service Committee and the Friends Relief Service, to the opening of the ‘Stille Helfer’... More > Exhibition of Quaker Relief Work, at the Berlin Historical Museum. I was also invited back to Berlin to make contact once more with the Berlin Ecumenical Council, and in the following year was guest of honour at the 50th anniversary celebrations of the ‘Karolinger Youth House’. During conversations and discussions it became apparent that my German friends had little or no knowledge of what the so-called ‘victors’ were going through in post-war Britain. This book is an abridged edition of Hugh Maw's post-war German Journal / Diary while serving, after training, in the Friends Relief Service (FRS) in Berlin and Cologne as an ambulance and truck driver, delivering International Red Cross food and relief supplies. His hobbies are gardening, photography, bird-watching and travel.< Less
Cultural Patterns and Interactions Among African American Male Adolescents: How They Can Be Misconceived by European American Youth Workers and Educators By Michelle Phillips
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An educational guide to help dispel stereotypes against Black youth.
AMERICAN SLASHERS By Bob Pierre
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GET READY...TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER! What If a mysterious organization offered you the chance to kill six people and get away with it? Six people who you believe stand between you and your... More > dreams. Would you kill your parents and redeem their life insurance? would you kill your co-worker and take over their job? Would you kill the person who stole your soulmate? Well you do these things...and the organization covers it up. No police can arrest you and no judge can convict you. YOU ARE UNTOUCHABLE! You have the fabulous job, the Million-Dollar Mansion, The attractive partner...you're driving fast foreign cars... But now...people are starting to die again...but you're not the one killing them... The organization never promised that you would be the ONLY Slasher, did they? Now there's no one you can trust... Your business partner, your soulmate, your best friend, your butler, your gardener, your employees, your barber...ANY ONE OF THEM CAN BE A SLASHER... Whose list are YOU on?< Less
How to Get a Job in the Federal Government By American Government
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With more than 1.7 million jobs and over 400 occupational specialties (excluding postal service and military workers), the Federal Government offers more choices than any other single employer in the... More > United States. Whatever your interest and back-ground,you can probably find a Government career to match. People get jobs in the Federal Government in the same way that they get most jobs in the private sector: by finding openings and submitting a resume or application. But searching for a Federal job can be more complicated than other job searches. That’s because of regulations designed to keep the hiring process fair. Job titles are standardized. Resumes are more detailed. And job qualifications are more specific.< Less
THE GREAT AMERICAN RAILROAD By J.B. Bragg
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A history of the building of the great american railroad. How they decided to build it and where it went. The men that died to build it.