Consequences of the Depression

Creation of Federal Regulatory Agencies

Before 1900

5

1900-09

1

1910-19

4

1920-29

2

1930-39

11

1940-49

2

1950-59

2

1960-69

6

1970-79

20


 

Organized Labor Membership

1930

3 million

1935

3 million

1940

9 million

1945

14 million

1950

14 million

1955

15 million

1960

17 million

1965

18 million

1970

20 million

1975

20 million


 

Organized Labor as a Share of the Work Force

1930

12 percent

1935

14 percent

1940

25 percent

1945

35 percent

1950

32 percent

1955

34 percent

1960

30 percent

1965

29 percent

1970

27 percent

1975

25 percent

 

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