autobiographies

Fellow worker: the autobiography of Fred Thompson

The autobiography of Fred W. Thompson - socialist, Wobbly, organizer, soapboxer, editor, class-war prisoner, educator, historian, and publisher. This book is an important contribution to the understanding of working-class radicalism in twentieth-century North America.

Fragments: a memoir - Sam Dolgoff

Sam Dolgoff

A 1986 memoir by Russian-born American anarcho-syndicalist Sam Dolgoff (1902-1990) with lots of interesting information about the anarchist movement in the US and New York in particular in the 20th century.

Left-Wing Lies Ken Ellis

Left-Wing Lies Ken Ellis

6th edition (2003)
What a Worker Found in his Quest for a Definition of Socialism

How it all began: the personal account of a West German urban guerrilla - Bommi Baumann

A memoir of Bommi Baumann, a member of the 2 June Movement, one of West Germany's urban guerrilla groups in the 1960s and 70s. First published in 1975, after he renounced violence and left the group in 1972. Libcom.org does not agree with all the politics of the author but reproduces this text for reference.

The autobiography of Mother Jones

Portrait of Mother Jones

The autobiography of Mary Harris Jones, more commonly known as Mother Jones. The "most dangerous woman in America" and a committed organizer for several unions including the Knights of Labor and the IWW. She was also active in the fight to end child labour and organise every mine.

Angry young man - Leslie Paul

Front cover of Angry Young Man

This is the autobiography of the founder of the Woodcraft Folk, detailing his personal journey through the various political struggles occurring in early 20th Century Britain and Europe.

Memoirs of a revolutionist - Peter Kropotkin

A member of the Russian aristocracy and the best known of the revolutionaries before Lenin, Kropotkin originally serialized the story of his life and work for The Atlantic Monthly magazine, from September 1898 through September 1899, and when published in book form, it became his best known work.

Memories of the Industrial Workers of the World - Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Elizabeth Flynn

Transcript of a speech Elizabeth Flynn made to students at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb on Nov. 8, 1962.

Engel, George, 1836-1887: autobiography

George Engel

Autobiography of anarchist and Haymarket martyr, George Engel.

Fielden, Samuel, 1847-1922: autobiography

Samuel Fielden

Autobiography of Samuel Fielden, anarchist who was convicted after the Haymarket riot but escaped execution and was later pardoned.