History

1972 oral history interview with Henry Pfaff

An oral history interview with long-term Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) member, Henry Pfaff, conducted in 1972.

1970 oral history interview with Ernest DeMaio

DeMaio and supporters gather at the Chicago Federal Building in 1952 to protest

An oral history interview conducted with Ernest DeMaio, one of the founders of the United Electrical and Radio Workers Union (UE).

Samuel Kaplan : another mysterious disappearance in Spain

A short account of the fate of the Lithuanian anarchist Samuel Kaplan, who fought with the Durruti Column in Spain.

The mysterious death of Alwyn Williams (1912-1938)

Skinner, back row, left

A short account of the life and mysterious death of Alwyn Skinner, International Brigade volunteer

The Company Union Movement, 1900-1937: A Reexamination - Daniel Nelson

A paper by Daniel Nelson about 'company unions' in the United States during the years of 1900-1937.

Defenders of business: the Minneapolis Civic and Commerce Association VS. labor during WW1 - William Millikan

An article by William Millikan about strikebreaking in Minneapolis during the First World War.

Cannery R.O.W.: The AFL, the IWW, and Bay Area Italian Cannery Workers - Elizabeth Reis

A paper by Elizabeth Reis of a strike of mostly Italian cannery workers in San Francisco during the Summer of 1917.

Red Chicago: American Communism at its grassroots, 1928-35 - Randi Storch

A book by Randi Storch about the Communist Party USA in Chicago during the late 1920s and early 1930s.

Sidney Solomon, in his own words

Sid and Clara Solomon

A short autobiography of Sidney Solomon long-time anarchist and painter who lived in New York. Member of Vanguard Group, the New Trends Group and the Libertarian Book Club

Dulcet Marti, Rosario (1881-1968)

Rosario Dulcet

A short biography of Rosario Dulcet, Spanish anarchist organiser