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- When a mechanics' union campaigned for workingmen's interests in 1828, it was a signal advance for cobblers and their kind.
- Chinese workingmen and women are dying at a higher rate than their counterparts in Victorian England or turn-of-the-century America, and, until now, the world has been paying little attention.
- He intended his social programs to divert workingmen from revolutionary socialism and purchase their loyalty to the Kaiser's regime, and to a large extent he seems to have achieved his objectives.
- Nineteenth-century British society distinguished clearly between aristocrats, gentlemen, and common workingmen.
- The old workingmen's houses, once solid, were losing mortar or siding.
- They included many who were poor; however, they were also drawn from New York City's artisans, the workingmen of Philadelphia, and the ‘new men’ merchants and entrepreneurs of Baltimore.
- The idea of tariff protection commends itself to the masses of workingmen, because to them it seems to have at least the merit of ‘keeping work in the country’.
- Around the same time, the term ‘gloomy old men’ gained popularity with stand-up comics, and the previously lauded workingmen with brows knit from their laborious efforts fell out of favor and were no longer respected.
- Commenting on a demand by Northern workingmen for universal public education, the Southern Review asked: ‘Is this the way to produce producers?’
- Acutely conscious that ‘vast numbers of people, by settling in Chicago, had given immense value to the Peck estate,’ he worked hard to reciprocate by promoting philanthropic and workingmen's associations.
- Attention to respectability and temperance offers a way to understand how gender and class shaped collective action and how workingmen and women incorporated their gender identities and interests into the institutions they built.
- Southern urban workingmen, far less organized or numerous, nonetheless went to battle, oftentimes to defend states' rights, or (some have argued) to prevent the use of slaves in industry.
- I have sent hundreds of forms out now to workingmen's clubs, residents' associations and homes across Swindon, and I am more than encouraged by the response so far.
- One of our own American presidents, Rutherford Hayes, a few years back wrote that progress was the improvement in the condition of the workingmen of the world.
- As these stories hint, workingmen's drinking practices, and the efforts to curb them, occurred on a terrain defined not only by class but also gender.
- Both were ordinary workingmen who found themselves needed to perform a secret mission that could make a difference in ending the war.
- The stables for the horses were well kept and warm, as the horses were almost as important as the workingmen.
- The crowd howled with honest workingmen's indignation and contempt at the unfairness.
- Brian has been in the business for more years than he cares to or can remember, working in pubs and workingmen's clubs.