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Hormel P-9 Union Strike of 1985: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


No Retreat, No Surrender: Labor's War at Hormel, by Dave Hage and Paul Klauda.
New York: William Morrow and Co., 1989.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HD 5325 .P152 1985 .A874 1989

On Strike at Hormel: The Struggle for a Democratic Labor Movement, by Hardy S. Green.
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1990.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HD 5325 .P152 1985 .A873 1990

Packing It In!: The Hormel Strike, 1985-86: A Personal Perspective, by Michael T. Fahey.
St. Paul, Minn.: Kirwin & Sons Pub., 1988.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HD 5325 .P152 1985 .A872 1988

Hard-Pressed in the Heartland: The Hormel Strike and the Future of the Labor Movement, by Peter Rachleff.
Boston: South End Press, 1993.
MNHS call number: HD 5325 .P152 1985 .A877 1993

Women, Community, and the Hormel Strike of 1985-86, by Neala J. Schleuming.
Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.
MNHS call number: HD 6079.2 .U52 M567 1994

Lessons of the P-9 Strike: A Balance Sheet of the Militant Struggle Against Hormel, by Jake Cooper. 
San Francisco, CA : Socialist Action, 1988.
MNHS call number: HD5325.P152 1985 A8712 1988

Negro and White, Unite and Fight!: A Social History of Industrial Unionism in Meatpacking, 1930-90, by Roger Horowitz. 
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, c1997.
MNHS call number: HD6515.P152 U554 1997


"A Wobbly-bred Campaign in Minnesota," by Ken Gagala.
Photocopy of an article from an unknown source; published in 1985?
MNHS call number: HD 5325 .P152 1985 A8723 1985

Film & Video

We're Not Gonna Take It, directed by Pamela Yates.
Newport, Minn.: Skylight Pictures, 1986.
15-minute color videocassette
Documentary about the strike against the Geo. A. Hormel Co. in Austin by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local P-9 in 1985-1986.
MNHS call number: Videotape 145

Peter J. Rachleff
Minnetonka, Minn.: Hennepin County Library, c1994.
Labor historian Rachleff is interviewed about the Hormel strike and the future of the labor movement.
30-minute color videocassette
MNHS call number: Videotape 576

Paul Klauda and Dave Hage
Minnetonka, Minn.: Hennepin County Library, c1990.
The reporters discuss the Hormel Strike in Austin, Minnesota and their book dealing with the subject, No Retreat, No Surrender.
30-minute color videocassette
MNHS call number: Videotape 338

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