Wobblies!: A Graphic History of the Industrial Workers of the World

Alewitz, Mike; Coe, Sue; Jones, Sabrina; Buhle, Paul; Schulman, Nicole
Publisher:  Verso
Date Written:  17/04/2005
Year Published:  2005  
Pages:  320pp   Price:  $37.50   ISBN:  978-1844675258
Book Type:  Drawing

Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15331

The stories of the hard-rock miners’ shooting wars, Elizabeth Gurly Flynn (the “Rebel Girl”), the first sit-down strikes and Free Speech fights, Emma Goldman and the struggle for birth control access, bohemian radicals John Reed and Louise Bryant, field-hand revolts and lumber workers’ strikes, wartime witch hunts, government prosecutions and mob lynching, Mexican-American uprisings in Baja, and Mexican peasant revolts led by Wobblies, hilarious and sentimental songs created and later revived—all are here, and much more.

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