Industrial Worker (February 17, 1940)

The February 17, 1940 (Vol. 21, No. 48, Whole No. 208) issue of the Industrial Worker, the newspaper of the revolutionary union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Submitted by Juan Conatz on March 17, 2017

Contents include:

-Bringing ore from Chile for mills of Bethlehem is no cinch for seamen

-Duluth youth 26 per cent unemployed

-Cleveland IWW smokes out boss who tries to hide behind AFL

-Communist union seeks to save prestige by claiming to be dual to MTW of IWW

-Reno Hughes, rebel, buried in Baltimore

-War time slavery is a sign of new dark ages

-Negroes got slight break in AFL union

-IWW basketeers headed for 1940 championship

-It's baseball writers who play fast game by T-Bone Slim

-Efforts of AFL fizzle on Minnesota Iron Range

-Canadian war profits soar

-Columbia Records accused of working girls 92 hours

-IWW has real union for seamen

-AFL union fined in trust case

-Am. Stove Wobblies cure foremen of annoying habit

-14 WPA strikers get jail

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