Madams, Milk Dumps, and Mobilizations: Workers’ Labor and Lives in the American Midwest

The Midwest provides an important lens for examining employer tactics for controlling workers, as well as working-class strategies for resisting these methods of creating inequality. From the 1870s to the present, the Midwestern political and social landscape revealed both progressive ideals and engaged citizenry. Both active social agents and official policymakers from the early roots […]