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The Mind of Labor's Champion

Archie Green: The Making of a Working Class HeroBy Sean BurnsUniversity of Illinois Press, 2011232 pp. $25.00 “Imaginatively, we reach under the melting pot to retard its flame.” This is how Archie Green (1917-2009) once described the work of public folklorists. Sean Burns highlights the comment in drawing his fascinating and insightful yet measured study […]