Abraham Lincoln Brigade, 267
Adams, William L. “Little Willie”: tav-
erns protests, 287–88
Ades, Bernard: Armwood lynching and
protests, 61–63, 125, 127–28, 133–38;
Buy Where You Can Work, 158–61;
City- Wide Young People’s Forum, 80,
86–87, 196–97; disbarment proceed-
ings, 194–98; Euel Lee defense cam-
paign, 57–59, 61–63; legacy, 228; nnc,
238
African American workers. See Black
workers
African Methodist Episcopal church
(Ame), 33–34, 37, 63, 70, 125, 127, 146,
152, 202, 238, 251, 278
Afro- American newspapers, 31, 36, 45,
110–12, 164–65, 188, 191, 293–94, 298,
300; Buy Where You Can Work, 140,
142–47, 149–50, 151–52, 154–55, 157–61;
City- Wide Young People’s Forum,
75, 78, 85–87, 91, 193, 197, 311; com-
munism, 37–41, 45, 59, 62–63, 66–67,
127–28, 136–37, 171, 197–98, 274; lynch-
ing, 60, 119–20, 124, 126–27, 130–31,
133–38, 197, 274; Murray suit against
University of Maryland Law School,
202, 204–6, 262–63; nAAcP, 208, 274–
75, 277–78, 280, 287, 291, 309; workers
organizing, 185–86, 230–31, 235, 237–
39, 241, 244, 248, 251, 254–55
Ainslie, Reverend Peter, 106, 110, 131, 135
Alexander, Barbara, 133
Alexander, H. L. (mwiu), 55
Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel,
and Tin Workers (AAiStw), 176–77,
186, 236–37
Amalgamated Clothing Workers (Acw),
23–25; antiwar movement, 190–91;
early New Deal period (1933–35), 100,
163, 165, 173–75; first organizing wave
(1935–38), 222–24, 237; interracial
practices, 24–25, 96–97, 111–12, 174,
185–86, 242, 247–48, 261; Pul, 104,
115; regional labor bodies, 177, 219–
20, 266–67; second organizing wave
(1938–41), 246–48, 257, 261; strike of
1932, 93–98
American Civil Liberties Union (Aclu),
130, 199
American Federation of Labor (Afl),
53, 78, 85–86, 225–26, 235–36; cam-
paign by Black Local 262, 262–63;
strike by White Local 40, 258. See also
Baltimore Federation of Labor (bfl);
Maryland–District of Columbia Fed-
eration of Labor (mdcfl- Afl)
American Stores Company (ASco), 145
anti- lynching bills, 245, 274; Costigan-
Wagner, 188–89, 196; Dyer bill, 61, 121
Armwood, George, 64, 101, 140, 147, 156,
158, 188–89, 194, 270, 274, 289; after-
math of lynching of, 125–39; lynching
of, 119–25
Atkins, James “Scotty” (iumSwA), 256–57
Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company (A&P),
145–51
autoworkers, 12, 166. See also United
Auto Workers (uAw- cio)
Avnet, I. Duke (cio lawyer), 215, 227–28,
234, 260
Baggett, Jacob, 150, 153
Bailey, Bill (mwiu, nmu), 51, 64, 166,
168, 169
Baker, Ella (nAAcP), 289, 305
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