Free Flowing

Images from Free Flowing

Free Flowing Volume 5, Number 4 (June 1978)

Images from Free Flowing, a radical left newspaper produced out of Ames and Iowa City, Iowa during the 1970s and 1980s. Graciously provided by Steve Marsden (RIP).

1974: Dissatisfaction at Firestone

Article on a wildcat strike at a Firestone tire plant in Des Moines and the union's efforts to get the workers back to work. Appeared in Free Flowing (April 1974)

1976: Rubberworkers Strike

Article on the 1976 strikes in the tire industry. Appeared in Free Flowing (May 1976).

Anarchist Organization by Ames Anarchist Group

Part one of a piece by the Ames Anarchist Group, part of the Social Revolutionary Anarchist Federation (SRAF). Appeared in Free Flowing (August 1975)

1974: Cedar Rapids Strike Continues

Description of a Cedar Rapids, Iowa hotel strike in 1974. From Free Flowing (December 1974 Volume 2 Number 1).

Iowa: Statewide Strike for the Eight-hour Day, 1891

Description of the 1891 miner's strikes for the eight-hour day in Iowa. From underground newspaper Free Flowing (February 1977), published out of Ames, Des Moines and Iowa City.