obituaries

Jerome Jackson Remembered (1955-2014)

An obituary by First of May Anarchist Alliance of Jerome Jackson, a Detroit anti-foreclosure and disability rights activist.

¡Presente! FW Eugene Jack

An obituary, written by Harry Siitonen, of Eugene (Gene) Jack, a friend of the author who became a Wobbly late in life.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Frederic S. Lee

Fred Lee, Chair of the General Executive Board of the IWW signing for Joe Hill's

An obituary by Jon Bekken of IWW member Fred Lee.

In memory of Robert Kurz (1943-2012) - Claus Peter Ortlieb

A brief review of the impact of the life and work of Robert Kurz by one of his colleagues, including excerpts from eulogies delivered on the occasion of Kurz’s death and a long excerpt from Kurz’s “Introduction” to his last, posthumously published book, Money without Value. General Outlines for the Transformation of the Critique of Political Economy.

Goodbye, Fellow Worker Jennie Cedervall

An obituary of Jennie Cedervall, a longtime IWW member.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Joe Glazer

An obituary of labor folk singer Joe Glazer.

Farewell, Fellow Worker: Jenny (Lahti) Velsek

Believe this is the wedding picture of Jenny and Charles Velsek in 1943, West Al

An obituary of Jenny (Lahti) Velsek, who was closely associated with the IWW for many years.

Martín Bellido, Antonio, 1938-2014

Antonio Martín Bellido at l'Escorial de Madrid (July 1963)

A short obituary and biography of anarchist and anti-Franco urban guerrilla Antonio Martin Bellido, who sadly died at 5.00 am yesterday, 17 August , by his friend and comrade Stuart Christie.

Haden, Charlie, 1937-2014

A short obituary of the seminal jazz bassist and anti-war activist Charlie Haden, who died last week.