A Fabric of Defeat: The Politics of South Carolina Millhands in State and Nation, 1920-1945by Simon, Bryant
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Table of Contents
|The Man for Office Is Cole Blease|
|Bleasism in Decline, 1924-1930|
|Searching for Answers to the Great Depression|
|We the People of the U.S.A.: New Deal Americanism on the Mill Hills|
|Mr. Roosevelt Ain't Going to Stand for This: New Deal Battles, 1933-1934|
|The General Textile Strike, September 1934|
|The Enthronement of Textile Labor: The 1934 Governor's Race|
|When Votes Don't Add Up: Olin D. Johnston and the Workers' Compensation Act, 1935-1937|
|Fighting for the Right to Strike, 1935-1936|
|They Don't Like Us Because We're Lintheads: The Highway Fight, 1935-1937|
|The Carpetbaggers Are Coming: The 1938 Senate Race|
|The New Politics of Race, 1938-1948|
|Illustrations A mill house in Graniteville in the mid-1930s|
|An overview of a mill village in Newberry, ca. 1910|
|"The mill" in Graniteville, 1935|
|A lynching in the South Carolina upcountry before World War I A stump meeting in Walterboro, 1946|
|A Blease campaign poster, probably from 1914|
|National Guardsmen prying open a picket line of company loyalists in Greenville, 1934|
|Millhands comforting a UTW member wounded in picket-line violence, September 1934|
|Children playing with National Guardsmen at the Woodside Mills, Greenville, during the General Textile Strike Cartoon: "Weekly Newsmap of South Carolina," September 1934|
|Olin D. Johnston chatting with another politician, 1943|
|"Cotton Ed" Smith and wife shaking hands with voters, 1944|
|South Carolina Counties, 1929|
|Textile Spindleage in South Carolina, by County, 1929|
|Population of Spartanburg County, Selected Years, 1900-1940|
|Population of Mill Village in Spartanburg County, 1925 and 1937|
|Percentage of Vote for Coleman L. Blease versus James F. Byrnes, U.S. Senate Runoff, 1924|
|Percentage of Vote for Coleman L. Blease versus James F. Byrnes, U.S. Senate Runoff, 1930|
|Percentage of Vote for Olin D. Johnston versus Ibra C. Blackwood, Gubernatorial Runoff, 1930|
|Percentage of Vote for Olin D. Johnston versus Ibra C. Blackwood, Gubernatorial Runoff, 1934|
|Percentage of Vote for Olin D. Johnston versus Ellison D. Smith, U.S. Senate Runoff, 1938|
|Annual Earnings of South Carolina Textile Workers, 1909-1937|
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