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
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This is a playlist we compiled of IWW music: www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7…73VUIFoIkZqqRVM79
Here are links to source information and further reading on the topics discussed in this episode
Industrial Worker archive
The One Big Union Monthly archive
They didn’t suppress the Wobblies – Fred Thompson
Blood on the coal: Colorado strike of 1927 – Patrick Murfin
The IWW since 1932 – George Pearce
Cleveland Metal and Machinery Workers 440 Shop Bulletins
Educate, Organize, Emancipate: The Work People’s College and The Industrial Workers of the World
1950: report from Cleveland metalworkers union calling on the IWW to comply with Taft-Hartley

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

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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