The Wobblies

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[2006]
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English
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This informative documentary covers the activities of the International Workers of the World, the I.W.W., during the first part of the 20th century. The I.W.W. was the rival of the American Federation of Labor, but the former found fewer adherents because it was not mainstream. Its membership included several minority groups who were also busy fighting the prejudice of the times, they were often left of center simply because of advocating unpopular social issues, and their leaders included socialists like Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. The nickname for the members of the I.W.W. was the "Wobblies," originating with a Chinese man who said he belonged to the "I. Wobble. Wobble." Information on the union's activities, including a textile strike in Massachusetts in 1912 and another strike in Paterson, New Jersey in 1913 is provided by interviews with elderly former union members and a look at their memorabilia. Images are culled from still photographs, cartoons, posters, and archival footage. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi
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auth_author2Baldwin, Roger N. 1884-1981.
Bird, Stewart.
Shaffer, Deborah.
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Documentary films
Industrial Workers of the World -- History
Interviews
Labor leaders -- United States -- Interviews
Labor movement -- United States -- History
Labor union members -- United States -- Interviews
Labor unions -- United States -- History
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title_displayThe Wobblies
title_fullThe Wobblies [videorecording] / [presented by] the Center for Educational Productions ; produced and directed by Steward Bird and Deborah Shaffer
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Labor leaders
Labor movement
Labor union members
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