"so low he has to climb up a ladder to get into Hell"
I saw an original of this postcard just once. Unfortunately, this is just a copy.
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If Freedom's road seems rough and hard,
And strewn with rocks and thorns,
Then put your wooden shoes on, pard,
And you won't hurt your corns.
To organize and teach, no doubt,
Is very good, that's true,
But still we can't succeed without
The Good Old Wooden Shoe.
This scan of the "Sabotage emblem was provided to me by Gary Eller and is from page 136 of Rosalie Sorrel's 1990 songbook, Way Out in Idaho. It is reproduced with permission of the Idaho Commission on the Arts that owns the rights to Sorrel's book. I moved it up here because it fits perfectly with the video and you will see the same symbols and learn more about what it means.
Information on Haywood is scattered throughout the blog but here are a couple post links.
Bolshevik Bill Haywood-Fugitive in Red Square
Reflections on the Haywood Trial Verdict
"Ultimately, even though found not guilty, the violent tactics of Big Bill Haywood were exposed and his influence diminished. Years later, he would flee to
--John T. Richards, Jr.
Big Bill Haywood is reported on his way back in disgust
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