1917

February

Industrial Worker (February 17, 1917)

Articles from the February 17, 1917 (Vol. 1, No. 45, Whole No. 45) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Ten barrels, who drank it all by C.E. Payne

-Fighters trials for Seattle by Charles Ashleigh

-Workers build it all, bosses own it all!

-Editorials

-Two constructions workers! Two roads!

-Notes, news and comments on industrial struggle

-Great progress in Spokane district

-Uncle Sam is some exploitor

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Industrial Worker (February 24, 1917)

Articles from the February 14, 1917 (Vol. 1, No. 46, Whole No. 46) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Stool pigeons last resort

-Prisoners fight war hysteria

-Everett prison conditions and industrial news by C.E. Payne

-Editorials: Is industrial unionism a crime; I.W.W. and war; The war makers; A sidelight on capitalistic morality; Too much gold?

-Everett news

-San Pedro waterfront

-Atlantic M.T.W. make own menu

-News, notes and comments on class war

-Hill memorial at Los Angeles

-Progress M.T.W. on two coasts and lakes

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March

Industrial Worker (March 3, 1917)

Articles from the March 3, 1917 (Vol. 1, No. 47, Whole No. 47) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-A fight, not alone for liberty of seventy-four, but freedom of workingclass

-Intense, bitter, cruel by W.D. Haywood

-Guarantee of defense by Forrest Edwards

-Gunmen attack pickets, kill and injure

-Harry Feinberg

-Prisoners write Everett jail conditions and activities

-Adolph Ersson

-A monstrous farce tragedy by Attorney Fred H. Moore

-Story of unequaled barbarity and lawlessness! by C.E. Payne

-Strange acts cause for alarm by Morris Levine

-A message by W.D. Haywood

-Editorials: "Constructive murder" of justice; Something wrong!; International class solidarity

-"Can't read that stuff on the streets of Everett"

-Life of following migratory work

-Life meant struggle and revolt to Jack London

-Everett struggle is part of human evolution to freedom by C.E. Payne

-The battle of Everett by John E. Nordquist

-Moulding sentiment against prisoners by Charles Ashleigh

-Are you worth fighting for? by Charles Ashleigh

-Is there a class struggle?

-A segment, a miniature of what labor is enduring everywhere, all the time by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

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April

Industrial Worker (April 7, 1917)

The April 7, 1917 (Vol. 1, No. 52, Whole No. 52) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

CONTENTS INCLUDE:

-The defense begins presentation of case by Charles Ashleigh & W.C. Smith

-Editorials: A record of continual growth; The real perspective; Quit lying, that's all!; A little premature; Anti-war propaganda used in trial

-Defense begins giving evidence

-Warning to American workers

-How to abolish war

-Organization opportunities Kansas oil fields

-News, notes and comments on class war

-Mooney protest meeting

-Big conference of M.T.W. Great Lakes

-Why leave California?

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Industrial Worker (April 14, 1917)

Articles from the April 14, 1917 (Vol. 2, No. 1, Whole No. 53) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Everett barbarity revealed in evidence by Charles Ashleigh

-Editorials: Industrial vs craft unions; Anti-capitalistic, anti-militarism; Does he want to educated employees; Don't wake em up

-Gurley Flynn's visit to California

-And these say the I.W.W. is immoral by C.E. Payne

-News, notes and comments on class war

-M.T.W. convention

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Industrial Worker (April 21, 1917)

The April 21, 1917 (Vol. 2, No. 2, Whole No. 54) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Story of savagery graphically developed by Charles Ashleigh

-Editorials: The real murderers are exposed; Not blaming the I.W.W.; A market factor

-First organized, now strike

-Everett business wants more loot by C.E. Payne

-News, notes and comments on class war

-All lumber-workers should organize

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May

Industrial Worker (May 1, 1917)

The May 1, 1917 (Vol. 2, No. 3, Whole No. 55) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-Conspiracy bubble punctured by Charles Ashleigh

-Everett thuggery and working class heroism

-The dreamers part in human history

-Message and mission of the proletariat by Wm. Thurston Brown

-Bosses murder conspiracy torn wide open

-Wait! When corpse sways steel trust

-Editorials: May Day, our labor day; Not for Red Cross to double cross

-Seattle's May Day

-Funds needed for defense

-The "International" as sung on other May Days in other lands by Charles Ashleigh

-A radical mystic by Justus Ebert

-Want not change of masters, change of industrial system by C.E. Payne

-M.T.W. situation

-Capitalists hell-brew is generating social revolution

-Comments on progress of industrial battle

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Industrial Worker (May 8, 1917)

The May 8, 1917 (Vol. 2, No. 4, Whole No. 56) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Contents include:

-I.W.W. trial nearing end by C.E. Payne

-Editorials: Internationalism, real, vital, unquenchable; Should not kick; Not beggars

-Wonderful progress everywhere

-An opportunity to go to jail

-Internationalists meet

-Big I.W.W. dance at Everett

-Conditions which caused revolt on drives

-News, notes and comments on class war

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