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Frank Little and the IWW

Jane Little Botkin

Frank Little and the IWW

the blood that stained an American family

by Jane Little Botkin

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western Federation of Miners,
  • Miners,
  • Labor unions,
  • Industrial Workers of the World,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-474) and index.

    StatementJane Little Botkin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6509.L58 B68 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 488 pages
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26964784M
    ISBN 100806155000
    ISBN 109780806155005
    LC Control Number2016043996
    OCLC/WorldCa962008177

    "Frank Little and the IWW" is a Foreword INDIES finalist in Biography (Adult Nonfiction). Little’s is, above all, a human story about a man who fought for justice and fair treatment for workers. Both a work of history and biography, Jane Little Botkin’s "Frank Little and the IWW" views the early days of the US labor movement. Find IWW and labor movement literature, swag, and other merchandise at the IWW Store! Frank Little T-Shirt $ – $ Select options. Resistance Behind Bars $ 20 Working the Waterfront $ Add to cart. Work Engendered $ Add to cart. On Sale Best Sellers. Little Red Songbook $ Add to cart. IWW Globe Flat Bill.

      Besides Frank Little and the IWW, finalists included Prairie fires: the American dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Frasier (Henry Holt & Co., ); The Ghost Dance religion and the making of modern America by Louis S. Warren (Basic Books, ), which also named as an Honor Book; and The spirit and the sky: Lakota Visions of the.   Jane Little Botkin, Frank Little and the IWW: the Blood that Stained an American : University of Oklahoma Press, pp. $ “Wobblies,” the Industrial Workers of the World, remain a glory, not only to labor or the always-fragile movements of the Left, Abolitionists to Socialists, but to the endless human craving for freedom and collective self-government.

      Like other wage-working families smeared with the traitor label, the Little family endured raids, arrests, and indictments in IWW trials. Frank Little and the IWW by Jane Little Botkin has received the Best in Texas Book Award for Historical award is presented by the Texas Association of Authors.   Botkin, Jane Little, Frank Little and the IWW. The Blood that Stained an American Family. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, A giant hole in American labor history has been filled. Frank Little's Great Grand Niece has explained every known detail of the great union organizer's life. pages of careful notations testify to her.


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likes. Jane Little Botkin narrates Wobbly Frank H. Little's life, revealing her family's connections to the history of. A double Spur-Award-winner herself, Frank Little and the IWW: After graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso with a BA in English, Jane taught high school students for thirty years.

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In Frank Little and the IWW, author Jane Little Botkin chronicles her great-granduncle’s fascinating life and reveals its connections to the history of American labor and the first Red Scare.

Beginning with Little’s childhood in Missouri and territorial Oklahoma, Botkin recounts his evolution as a renowned organizer and agitator on behalf. Jane Little Botkin melds personal narratives of American families with compelling stories of labor radicals, miners, lawmen, etc.

with a history that transitions into the New West. Award-winning Frank Little and the IWW: The Blood That Stained an American Family is Jane’s first book. Contact us for more information.

Why Frank Little and his times matter. Frank Little was a top organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World—the IWW, the Wobblies, the One Big. So nice to have a new book review for Frank Little and the IWW: The Blood That Stained an American Family,University of Oklahoma Press.

This one is from the New Mexico Historical Review. No open archive link available yet. The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), members of which are commonly termed "Wobblies", is an international labor union that was founded in in Chicago, Illinois, in the United union combines general unionism with industrial unionism, as it is a general union, subdivided between the various industries which employ its philosophy and tactics of the IWW are.

Frank Little and the IWW The Blood That Stained An American Family (Book): Botkin, Jane Little: "Franklin Henry Little (), an organizer for the Western Federation of Miners and the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), fought in some of the early twentieth century's most contentious labor and free-speech struggles.

Following his lynching in Butte, Montana, his life and legacy. Scholars familiar with radical labor history of the early twentieth-century United States will immediately recognize the name of Frank Little, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) organizer and 's episodic appearances in the standard histories of the IWW highlight the dramatic struggles in which he and his organization engaged, from free speech fights to industrial strikes.Although Little’s name is associated most with Butte, Jane Little Botkin’s scholarly book, “Frank Little and the IWW,” establishes Little as a charismatic and powerful national figure in.

Thus in AprilFrank Little called a conference to organize casual workers (hoboes), creating a job delegate system within the IWW, with Wobs setting wage and hour demands before the harvest, selecting an individual or committee to negotiate with a farmer, and then having all the Wobs ratify the agreement.