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us: Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990


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    • us: Bridges, Harry Renton, 1900-
    • us: Bridges, Alfred Renton Bryant, 1901-1990
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    • us: Bridges, Harry Renton, 1900-
    • us: Bridges, Alfred Renton Bryant, 1901-1990
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      Bridges, Harry Renton, 1900-Bridges, Harry Renton,1900-
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Univ. Wash. Lib. for Caughlan, J. Papers, 1947-1962 (Bridges, Harry R.)
    • found: LC manual authority card (Bridges, Harry Renton, 1900-)
    • found: Biog. Dic. Am. Lab., 1984: p. 126, etc. (Bridges, Harry Alfred Renton; b. 1901 in Melbourne, Australia; s. Alfred Earnest and Julia Dorgan B.; emigrated to the U.S. in 1920; became a longshoreman in San Francisco in 1922; began organizing for the ILA in 1933; led the longshore strike in San Francisco in 1934 that led to general strike; led most Pacific coast locals of the ILA into the CIO under the auspices of the newly organized ILWU in 1937; from 1939 to 1942 successfully fought deportation proceedings; successfully fought perjury and conspiracy to obstruct naturalization laws changes during the period from 1949 to 1955; led lengthy strikes by the West Coast langshoremen in 1948 and again in 1971-1972; retired 1979)
    • found: WWLabor, 1946: p. 38 (Bridges, Harry (Alfred Renton); b. 1901)
    • found: Larrowe, C. Harry Bridges, 1972 (Harry Bridges)
    • found: Ward, E.E. Harry Bridges on Trial, 1976 (Harry Bridges)
    • found: N.Y. Times, December 1, 1985, p. 22 (Harry Bridges; born Alfred Renton Bryant Bridges; nicknamed Harry)
    • found: N.Y.Times, 3-31-90 (Harry Bridges, docks leader, 88, d. 3-30-90 at his home in San Francisco, Calif.; Alfred Renton Bryant Bridges was born 7-28-1901 in Australia; survived by his wife Noriko and four children)
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