Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 1
Abstract Arthur A. Almeida was born in about 1929 and lived in San Pedro, California. He helped found the San Pedro Bay Historical Society. With his interest in local history, Almeida documented history of the early labor efforts including International Workers of the World (IWW) local - Maritime Transport Workers 510 and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). Includes a speech given by Paul Ware and historical articles by Almeida about early organizing efforts in San Pedro and Los...
Dates: 1922 - 1994
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 14
Abstract The papers of historian and collector Barry Roderick relate to left-wing political activities in Alaska. The folder of materials is predominantly flyers announcing events, including those sponsored by the Juneau-Douglas Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and the Juneau Third World Perspective.
Dates: 1981 - 1983
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: A - Bo, Box 1, Folder: 6
Abstract This collection consists of transcripts of interviews with Charles Ashleigh (born in 1892) conducted by the Sussex Society for the Study of Labor History in 1973 and 1975. Ashleigh describes his personal experiences with the Industrial Workers of the World and other radical groups in the years prior to and during World War I and the early 1920s.
Dates: 1973; 1975
Abstract Hagbard Edwards was a member of the General Organization Committee of the Industrial Union of Lumber Workers. Mr. Edwards's papers consist of primarily of an autobiography, which describes his childhood in Norway and his experiences as a lumberjack, miner and field hand in the Pacific Northwest.
Dates: 1923 - 1971
Abstract The Industrial Workers of the World was founded in 1905 and is a member-run union for all workers. The IWW organizes all workers producing the same goods or services into one union instead of pooling them by skill or trade. Numbered among its members (known popularly as Wobblies) are lumberjacks, miners, farmhands (especially migrant workers), sailors, and workers in textile mills. Since their founding, the IWW has made significant contributions to labor struggles around the world. The union is...
Dates: 1903 - 1996
Abstract Mr. Beffel served as a reporter, writer, editor, and publicist. He edited manuscripts of Slim Brundage, Joseph Cohen, Paul Crouch, Harry Kelly, Walter Marshall, Rose Pesotta, Voline, and Vincenzo Vocirca; and did publicity work for the Workers Defense League. In addition to the manuscripts, the collection includes correspondence, drafts, notes, and clippings which deal with the Carlo Tresca Memorial Committee, anarchists, communism, the Joe Hill case, the IWW, and the League for Mutual Aid....
Dates: 1943 - 1954
Collection — Box Small Processed Collections: Com-Cr, Box 3, Folder: 2
Abstract A Professor of History and author of several books concerning the Industrial Workers of the World, Joseph Conlin’s papers document his study of the history of the organization and correspondence with members of the IWW.
Dates: 1965 - 1979
Abstract As a delegate of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Herbert Calvert served on the Organization Committee chartered by the Soviet Council of Labor and Defense to form the Siberian industrial labor colony known as the Autonomous Industrial Colony of Kuzbas. As president of the American Committee of Kuzbas Mr. Calvert recruited American skilled workers and artisans for the colony. The papers of Herbert and Mellie Calvert consist primarily of an unpublished manuscript written by Mr. and Ms....
Dates: 1920 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1926
Abstract A member of the Industrial Workers of the World, Minnie Corder's papers include an unpublished autobiographical novel which addresses themes of the garment industry, immigration, migrant labor, socialism, unions, and the Great Depression.
Abstract The papers in the Moses Alexander Collection consist of photocopies of the Idaho governor's correspondence relating to the suppression of the Industrial Workers of the World and to labor unrest in the mining, timber, and farming industries of northern Idaho.
Dates: 1917 - 1918
Abstract Bruce Duncan Phillips (1935-2008), better known as Utah Phillips, was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 15, 1935. He became well known as a folk singer, performer, storyteller, poet, radio host, and activist beginning in the late 1960s and continued to be a prominent figure in the American folk and labor communities for the following four decades. He was a staple of folk festivals, a perennial touring musician, and ultimately became one of the distinguished elders of the folk music community. He...
Dates: 1915 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1968 - 2008