Men to Fill the Jails of Spokane! John Duda     2009     136p     5 x 8 Mass civil disobedience, train-hopping militants, insurrectionist poets, radical marching bands, and a victory for a precarious proletariat—in 1909! Published for the 100th Anniversary of the Spokane Free Speech Fight, Wanted: Men to Fill the Jails … Continue reading WANTED:


Emma Goldman, Lucy Parsons, Ben Reitman & Other Agitators & Outsiders In 1920s-30s Chicago Frank O. Beck     1956     128p     5 x 8 From the 1910s through the Depression 30s, when Chicago was the undisputed hobo capital of the United States, a small north side neighborhood known as Towertown was … Continue reading Hobohemia

Fellow Worker

The Life Of Fred Thompson Fred Thompson & David Roediger     1994     93p     5 x 8 Fred Thompson—1900–1987—socialist, Wobbly, organizer, soapboxer, editor, class-war prisoner, educator, historian, and publisher (it was he who spearheaded the effort to get the Charles H. Kerr Company back on its feet in the 1970s). Here … Continue reading Fellow Worker

A Life of Kenneth Rexroth

Linda Hamalian     1991     464p     6 x 9 In this biography of Kenneth Rexroth (1905-82), Linda Hamalian reveals an enigmatic man riven with contradictions. From high-school drop-out, Rexroth transformed himself into a newspaper columnist, painter, dedicated activist and poet, writing on love, marriage, nature and politics. $4-10 Other works involving … Continue reading A Life of Kenneth Rexroth