accounts

An account of agrarian collectives in Aragon - Augustin Souchy

An account of the workings of rural agricultural collectives in Aragon, revolutionary Spain, 1936-39

A soldier returns - letter from an American fighter in the Durruti Column

A letter from an American trade unionist and member of the revolutionary union the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) about his experiences as a fighter in the Spanish Civil War and Revolution of 1936-9 in the International section of the anarchist Durruti Column.

A day mournful and overcast... An account of the Iron Column

A personal account of a liberated prisoner's experience as a fighter during the Spanish Civil War and Revolution of 1936-9 in the anarchist militia unit called the Iron Column prior to its incorporation into the Communist-run Republican army.

An anarchist look at the world of the charity mugger

21st century indulgences, chugging and corporate ch ch-ing - one worker's account and analysis of working as a street fundraiser.

1946: The Oakland general strike - Stan Weir

Public meeting at the fountain in Latham Square

An account by Stan Weir of the gen strike in Oakland, California, in 1946.

Mayday 1999 - On the tube

Fascists and police routed: the battle of Cable Street - Reg Weston

Anti-fascists and locals on the barricades

Cable Street - October 4th 1936 - an eyewitness account by Reg Weston, Higham resident and life-time member of the National Union of Journalists .

Boris Yelensky's memoirs of the Russian Revolution

Nestor Makhno

Anarchist Boris Yelensky's memoirs of the Russian Revolution. Yelensky later published Maximov's work and was a central figure in the Anarchist Black Cross.