Table of contents for Eight hours for what we will : workers and leisure in an industrial city, 1870-1920 / Roy Rosenzweig.

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Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Context: 1. Workers in an industrial city, 1870 1920; Part II. Culture: The Working-Class World of the Late Nineteenth-Century: 2. The rise of the saloon; 3. Immigrant workers and the fourth of july; Part III. Conflict: Struggles Over Working-Class Leisure in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries: 4. The struggle over the saloon, 1870 1910; 5. The struggle over recreational space: the development of parks and playgrounds; 6. The struggle over the fourth: the safe and sane july fourth movement and the immigrant working class; Part IV. Culture, Conflict, and Change: The Working-Class World of the Early Twentieth Century: 7. The commercialization of leisure: the rise of a leisure market and the persistence of the saloon; 8. From rum shop to Rialto: workers and movies; Conclusion; Abbreviations used in notes; Notes; A note on sources; Index.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Working class -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- Recreation.
Working class -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- History -- 20th century.
Worcester (Mass.) -- Social conditions.