1940 Cleveland's Industrial LeaguePodcast episode about the later history of the revolutionary union the Industrial Workers of the World 1918-1950s. We went to Chicago to talk to our friend Warren to learn more about this little-known period in the union’s history.

If you haven’t heard it yet, listen to our first IWW episode, episode 6, here: Workingclasshistory – Iww-peter-cole-interview
Support this podcast on patreon here: patreon.com/workingclasshistory
This is a playlist we compiled of IWW music: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7…73VUIFoIkZqqRVM79
FOOTNOTES
Here are links to source information and further reading on the topics discussed in this episode
Industrial Worker archive
libcom.org/library/industrial-worker-newspaper
The One Big Union Monthly archive
libcom.org/library/one-big-union-monthly
They didn’t suppress the Wobblies – Fred Thompson
libcom.org/history/they-didnt-…blies-fred-thompson
Blood on the coal: Colorado strike of 1927 – Patrick Murfin
libcom.org/history/blood-coal-…1927-patrick-murfin
The IWW since 1932 – George Pearce
libcom.org/history/iww-1932-george-pearce
Cleveland Metal and Machinery Workers 440 Shop Bulletins
libcom.org/history/cleveland-m…-440-shop-bulletins
Educate, Organize, Emancipate: The Work People’s College and The Industrial Workers of the World
tcorganizer.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/e…f-the-world/
1950: report from Cleveland metalworkers union calling on the IWW to comply with Taft-Hartley
libcom.org/library/1950-report…comply-taft-hartley

PUBLICATIONS
The Wobblies in Their Heyday: The Rise and Destruction of the Industrial Workers of the World During the World War I Era by Eric Chester
At the Point of Production: The Local History of the I.W.W. Edited by Joseph R. Conlin.
From Syndicalism to Trade Unionism: The IWW in Ohio, 1905-1950 by Roy T. Wortman
The Communist Party and the Auto Workers Unions by Roger Keeran

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Music used in the episode under Fair Use is:
– There is power in the union – Joe Glazer – buy it online here: www.amazon.com/There-Power-Union/dp/B000S3FOSW
Edited by Jesse French

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