Wisconsin's workers and their leaders have always been in the vanguard of those concerned with social justice, fair labor practices, humane working conditions, and political equality. Professor Ozanne's book, based upon years of research in newspapers, manuscripts, and the archives of both labor and management, provides a broad overview of an important chapter in Wisconsin history.
"All those who desire to know how the labor movement in Wisconsin grew and changed will find [Ozanne's] history an indispensable reference." -Melvyn Dubofsky, State University of New York at Binghamton
"The reissuance of the book now makes for an excellent reminder of the role labor played in the evolution of Wisconsin government, and it underscores the many contributions that labor made to the building of America's middle class, benefiting not just union members, but all workers." -Dave Zweifel, "The Capital Times"