IWW Bibliography

This bibliography is rather concentrated on the 1919-20 period, and IWW in this period of time, but some of the sources have more information on the IWW in general.

Primary Sources Concerning the Red Scare and the IWW:

- Files of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, the Department of Justice, the Pardon Attorney Office, the Adjutant General, and the Post Office Department.

- Hearings on Strike at Lawrence, Massachusetts, House Document No.671, 62d Congress, 2d Session.

- A Report on the Lawrence, Massachusetts Strike, Senate Document No.870, 62d Congress, 2d Session.

- Industrial Workers of the World, Constitution and By-Laws, 1905, 1912.

Papers and Periodicals:

- General Defense Bulletin, (IWW), 1920.
- Industrial Worker, (IWW), 1910-1921.
- Rebel Worker, (IWW), 1918.
- Solidarity, (IWW), 1920-1921.


Brissenden, Paul F., The IWW, A Study of American Syndicalism, Columbia University Press, New York, 1920.

Magazine Article(s):

McMahon, Theresa S., "Centralia and the IWW", Survey, November 29, 1919.

Secondary Sources

- Blum, John M., "Nativism, Anti-Radicalism, and the Foreign Scare, 1917-29", Midwest Journal, III Winter 1950-51.

- Dietrich, Julia, The Old Left in History and Literature, Twayne Publishers, New York, 1996.

- Draper, Theodore, The Roots of American Communism, The Viking Press, New York, 1957.

- Dubofsky, Melvyn, Industrialism and the American Worker, 1865-1920, Harlan Davidson, Arlington Heights, 1980.

- Dubofsky, Melvyn, We Shall Be All: A History of the IWW, Chicago, 1969.

- Dunn, Robert W., The Palmer Raids, New York, 1948.

- Gengarelly, Anthony W., Distinguished Dissenters and Opposition to the 1919-1920 Red Scare, The Edwin Mellen Press, New York, 1996.

- Higham, John, Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism, 1860-1925, Rutgers Univeristy Press, New Brunswick, 1988.

- Kornbluh, Joyce L.,(ed.) Rebel Voices: An IWW Anthology, Charles H. Kerr, Chicago, 1988.

- Kovel, Joel, Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anticommunism and the Making of America, Basic Books, New York, 1994.

- Levin, Murray, Political Hysteria in America, Basic Books, New York, 1970.

- M.J.Buhle, P.Buhle, H.J.Kaye (Eds.) The American Radical, Routledge, London, 1994.

- Mitchell, David, 1919 Red Mirage, Macmillan, New York, 1970.

- Murray, Robert K., Red Scare: A Study in National Hysteria, U. of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, 1955.

- Perlman, Selig & Taft, Philip, History of Labor in the United States, vol.4, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1966.

- Preston, William Jr., Aliens and Dissenters: Federal Suppression of Radicals, 1903-1933, Harper&Row Publishers, New York, 1966.

- Ramirez, Bruno, When Workers Fight: The Politics of Industrial Relationsin the Progressive Era, 1898-1916, Greenwoon Press, Westport, 1978.

- Thompson, Fred, The IWW: Its First Fifty Years (1905-1955), IWW, Chicago.

- Weinstein, James, The Decline of Socialism in America, 1912-1925, Monthly Review Press, New York, 1967.

That's all for now. Please Email me if you can add anything to list above.

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