Start by marking Bucket of Blood, the Ragman's War as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. I once met Sukle and interviewed her, and she is a delightful person with a passion for her subject.
Bucket of Blood, The Ragman's War. . Sukle iUniverse Paperback 268 pages December 2003. Sukle has brought to light a subject that is as important to the history of the United States and its development as any other chapter of our history where our wealth was created on the backs of laborers. The coal mines of western Pennsylvania were no different and certainly no better than the coal mines of West Virginia and Virginia. The Ragman was a coal miner whose tale weaves her book together. From being an immigrant worker who came over and later sent for his bride on the promise of work in the coal mines to a striker who watched his wife wither as he took up the job of a junk collector to survive during the strike, he has a keen sense of emotion and preservation during these times.
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Bucket of Blood" is what a coal town was called when bloodshed occurred to establish a worker's union. During the 1927-1928 strike in the western Pennsylvania coalfields, Russellton became known as such a place. In an effort to break the strike, special Coal and Iron Police were brought into the area to evict the mine families from their company houses.
Miner Injustice the Ragman’s War by R. S. Sukle is the story of that survival. The Price of Social Security-Blood, Death, and Tears. It is brittle, faded, and dark from age. Once laminated for preservation, after years of wallet wear, the plastic is brittle and flaked away. It was a time of brutal beatings, rape, and murder.
R. Sukle is the daughter of a coal miner, union organizer, and early civil rights activist. I would recommend this book to others to read.
Description this book "Bucket of Blood" is what a coal town was called when deaths occurred to establish a worker s union. The miner had only one weapon, the strike. Bucket of Blood: The Ragman s War" chronicles the depravation and indignities suffered by the families in the Russellton camps during the strike. Suckle explores the glimmers of hope appearing through relief efforts by the sons of a local farmer who become union activists. Ragman, a mine mechanic, walks out with the other men. Against his intentions, he is drawn into the struggle by his brothers, and the abuse that is heaped on his family by the Coal and Iron Police.
Blood on the Constitution follows Teddy Albert Gall through the horrific world of brutality, rape, exploitation, and murder that characterised this era for so many whose voices were lost to history. Albert, as he is called,, ex-marine and talented prize fighter, is drawn into the deadly world of the trade union movement; unions, big business, mafia, and the ranks of the oppressed and the oppressors all struggle for supremacy pursued .