1930s

The IWW since 1932 - George Pearce

A Master's Thesis by George Pearce detailing the history of the Industrial Workers of the World from 1932-1949.

Organizing "wall-to-wall": the Independent Union of All Workers (1933-1937) - Peter Rachleff

A history by Peter Rachleff of the Independent Union of All Workers (IUAW), a militant, industrial union formed in the meat packing plants of Minnesota in the 1930s.

What is “Alternative Unionism”? - Staughton Lynd

An article by Staughton Lynd about the militant unionism of the 1930s.

Spain and the World. Vol. 1, no. 13

The thirteenth edition of Spain and the World, dated 4th June, 1937.

Spain and the World. Vol. 1, no. 11

The eleventh edition of the journal Spain and the World, dated 1st May, 1937.

The Fighting-call. Vol. 1, no. 2

The second edition of Fighting-call, a journal of the Freedom Group and Anti-Parliamentary Communist Federation, from November 1936.

Save Spain. Act!: Radio speeches by Ethel MacDonald

Ethel MacDonald's speeches on the Spanish civil war. Published 1st May, 1937.

Aw, sit down!: notes on a new era of direct action - Melvin W. Jackson

An article by Melvin W. Jackson about the wave of sitdown strikes across Europe and North America during the 1930s.

Art and cartoons from The One Big Union Monthly

Art and cartoons from The One Big Union Monthly, a publication of the Industrial Workers of the World during the 1910s-1930s.

The 1934 Toledo Auto-Lite Strike - James Howard

A paper by James Howard about the 1934 Toledo Auto-Lite strike.