Joe Hill

Industrial Pioneer (November 1923)

The November 1923 (Vol. 1, No. 7) issue of the Industrial Pioneer, an early publication of the Industrial Workers of the World.

Around the union

A round-up of IWW activity. Originally appeared in the Industrial Worker #1585 (November 1995)

The little red song book

PDF version of the "little red songbook": songs to fan the flames of discontent, first published by the revolutionary Industrial Workers of the World union in 1909.

'Wobblies Down Under': Joe Hill, the New Zealand IWW and censorship during World War One

MP3 download of a radio documentary on Joe Hill and the IWW in New Zealand, produced for Radio New Zealand (October 2011).

Remains to be seen: Tracing Joe Hill's ashes in New Zealand

Remains to be Seen traces the ashes of Joe Hill from their distribution in Chicago to wartime New Zealand. Drawing on previously unseen archival material, it examines the persecution of anarchists, socialists and Wobblies in New Zealand during the First World War. It also explores how intense censorship measures—put in place by the National Coalition Government of William Massey and zealously enforced by New Zealand’s Solicitor-General, Sir John Salmond—effectively silenced and suppressed the IWW in New Zealand.

1915: The murder of Joe Hill

Joe Hill.

The story of the death of the American trade unionist, revolutionary and popular song-writer Joe Hill, framed for murder and executed.