The Brotherhood of Timber Workers 1910-1913: A radical response to industrial capitalism in the southern USA

Imprisoned union workers following the Grabow Riot of 7th July, 1912.

A journal article by James R. Green on the the violent struggle between the Brotherhood of Timber Workers (BTW) and the lumber companies of Louisiana and Texas in 1911 and 1912. The Brotherhood, which joined the IWW in 1912, recruited thousands of black and white labourers in an era characterized by increasing social segregation and racial repression.

Submitted by wojtek on January 15, 2012