Saturday, June 8, 2013

Documents by William "Big Bill" Haywood - Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

As you have noticed, now and then I have posted articles or documents from various sources. Most of the items come my way through Google Alerts or just during the course of browsing. I try not to pay too much attention to one particular viewpoint over another although I am just a mere human. Any items of interest, if not abusive or derogatory in nature (with due consideration for the time period or conflict) are welcomed. They are offered here as a resource for further research. 

The following come from the Industrial Workers of the World website. 

Documents by William "Big Bill" Haywood:

The General Strike (March 16, 1911) [Official IWW Literature].

Evidence and Cross Examination of William D. Haywood in the Case of the USA vs. William D. Haywood et. al (Date Unknown) (PDF File)

Industrial Socialism (with Frank Bohn; Date Unknown)

Testimony of William D. Haywood Before the Industrial Relations Committee (Date Unknown) (PDF File)

Added 6/10/13: Haywood Photographs from the IWW

Documents related to Governor Steunenberg:
Chapter 15 - Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone
... Idaho where they were charged with the murder of Governor Steunenberg. No legal steps to arrest these men, who were going about their ... One night a bomb, attached to his gate, killed Governor Steunenberg. Rewards of thousands of dollars were offered for the arrest of ...

The Trial of Bill Haywood
... for ordering the assassination of former governor Frank Steunenberg, fifteen years of union bombings and murders, fifteen years of mine ...

Revolutionary Tendencies in American Labor - Part 2
... and Pettibone, engineered the murder of Idaho ex-Governor Steunenberg, and left-wing IWW militants preoccupied with defense and ...

The Legacy of the Bunker Hill Mine
... the miners and their families. Idaho governor Frank Steunenberg, who had been elected with WFM support the year before, called in ... wood. A few years later, in 1905, Steunenberg was killed by a bomb. A petty criminal named Harry Orchard, who ...

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