4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Industrial Workers of the World.

  1. Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    2,600 items. 14 containers plus 1 oversize. 506 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of Vern Smith and Communist Party leader Earl Browder.

  2. Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004

    3,000 items plus one oversize . 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.

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  3. Henry Justin Allen papers, 1896-1942

    80,000 items. 214 containers. 85.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Publisher and governor of and United States senator from Kansas. Correspondence, supplemented by speeches, articles, printed matter, clippings, and miscellaneous papers relating to Allen's public career, especially his terms as governor and senator.

  4. Radical pamphlet collection, 1870-1985

    3,645 items. 56 boxes containers. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, posters, cartoons, sheet music, and prints relating primarily to American communism, socialism, and anarchism from 1870 through 1980, with the bulk of the material published between 1930 and 1949. The largest component deals with the operations of the Communist Party of the United States of America, its members, and various "front" organizations. Many pamphlets relate to the presidential campaigns of Earl Browder and William Z. Foster. Includes campaign literature for state and local contests in New York and California, and material concerning Afro-American communists and communist youth and student groups. Most items relating to socialism are found under the Socialist Party of the United States of America, its members, and affiliates. Included are state and local campaign materials, and pamphlets by Norman Thomas. The anarchist component of the collection includes materials published in the United States by leading European anarchists such as Johann Most, Rudolf Rocker, Alexander Berkman, Petr Kropotkin, Errico Malatesta, Carlo Tresca, and Emile Armand, with many works by Emma Goldman. Also includes pamphlets by American anarchists Benjamin Tucker and William B. Greene, and materials published by the Industrial Workers of the World.