Click here: Utah event honors Joe Hill, hero to many, murderer to others
(Utah state archives/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP). This photo from the Utah state archives shows Joe Hill’s prison records, identifying him as Joseph Hillstrom. Lionized in a song sung by Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen, labor activist and songwriter.
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.