THE WOBBLIES (Stewart Bird, Deborah Shaffer, 1979)

The target of a national campaign of terror during its lifetime in the early twentieth century, and the recipient of historical neglect after its destruction, the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) was a massive American labor union of unskilled laborers, largely immigrants: migrant workers, miners, textile workers, loggers, longshoremen, grain harvesters, etc.—treated like “nobodies,” […]