Big Bill Haywood and office workers, IWW headquarters, Chicago, 1917
On April 1, 1913, workers at the Draper textile factory in Hopedale, Massachusetts walked off the job in a strike led by Italian anarchists fighting for basic human rights. The.
The labor historian Peter Cole lays out the main points from his new biography of the little known Black Wobbly Ben Fletcher and they are well worth your time this.
On July 3, 1903, members of Mill and Smetlermen's Union No. 93 met at Elyria Town Hall in Denver, Colorado and decided to go on an immediate strike. This strike,.
On November 10, 1933, workers at the Hormel plant in Austin, Minnesota sat down on the job. Possibly the first sit-down strike in American history, the win these workers achieved.
On September 8, 1909 workers return to work after victory in the Pressed Steel Car Company strike at McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, a huge and unexpected victory for the American working.
This is the grave of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Born in 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire to a family interested in socialism, Flynn was exposed to radical ideas early in life,.
On September 21, 1908, the Industrial Workers of the World met for its 4th annual convention in Chicago. This convention would reshape the struggling nascent organization, moving it clearly from.