Bill Haywood

In November we remember: the centennial of the 1912 Little Falls textile strike – Brendan Maslauskas Dunn

Little Falls textile strikers in front of the strike headquarters (Slovak Hall)

An overview of the Little Falls textile strike of 1912. First published as follows in November 2012 in the Industrial Worker (issue 1750, vol. 109, no. 9).

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).

1970 oral history interview with Irving Abrams – Frank Ninkovich

An oral history interview with Jewish anarchist and Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) member, Irving Abrams, conducted in 1970 by Frank Ninkovich.

The Haywood-Mayer-Pettibone case - Louis Adamic

Charles Moyer, Bill Haywood and George Pettibone in 1907

Louis Adamic's excellent history of the trial and acquittal of three leaders of the Western Federation of Miners, Charles Moyer, Bill Haywood and George Pettibone, for the murder of ex-Idaho state governor Frank Steunenberg in 1906.

Industrial Socialism- Bill Haywood

Haggerty's Wheel illustrating and Industrial society

Written by "Big Bill" Haywood and Frank Bohn this pamphlet describes American Capitalism and the role of the Industrial Union in bringing about the transition to Socialism. The date of original publication is unknown but given the positive comments to the Socialist Party was probably written in the IWW's early days before its relationship with the American Socialist parties soured.

The General Strike - Bill Haywood

Summary of a speech made in New York City on March 16, 1911 by IWW organizer 'Big' Bill Haywood.