1930s

Vanguard: a libertarian communist journal

Issues and articles of Vanguard, an anarchist publication based out of New York during the 1930s.

What ought to be the anarchist attitude towards the machine - Marcus Graham

A 1934 article by Marcus Graham that is critical of technology.

A reevaluation of the Trade Union Unity League (1929-1934) - Victor G. Devinatz

A history of the Trade Union Unity League, a federation of Communist Party USA initiated 'red' industrial unions that existed from 1929-1934. We do not share the CPUSA's politics, but reproduce this for historical reference and discussion.

A memoir: some anarchist activities in New York in the thirties and forties - Clara Freedman Solomon

Clara in her 20s

A lookback at the efforts of anarchists in New York City during The Great Depression, written by Clara Freedman Solomon, a participant.

Did Commies kill Wobblies during the Spanish Civil War? - Raymond S. Solomon

An article by Raymond S. Solomon about Stalinist repression during the Spanish Civil War.

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.