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I speak my own piece : autobiography of "The Rebel Girl"

Author: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Masses & Mainstream,
Publisher: New York : Masses & Mainstream, 1955.
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Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley.
I speak my own piece.
New York : Masses & Mainstream, [1955]
(OCoLC)652263501
Named Person: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Masses & Mainstream,
ISBN: 0717803678 9780717803675 0717803686 9780717803682
OCLC Number: 1041920
Description: 326 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Photographs --
Preface --
Paddy the rebel --
The name "Gurley" --
Shanty and lace curtain Irish --
We go "out west" --
I hate poverty --
Life in the South Bronx --
Not a Catholic --
The spark from anthracite --
Books feed the flames --
My first boy friend --
First speech, 1906 --
"Woman's place" 50 years ago --
Taking children to meetings --
I mount the soap box and get arrested --
"I don't want to be an actress!" --
The east side and "The Revolution" --
"Undesirable citizens" --James Connolly, Irish socialist --
The I.W.W. "stirreth up the people!" --
I meet Tom L. Johnson --
Roaring Pittsburgh --
Red ore for steel, Mesaba range --
Life in Chicago, 1908-1909 --
Mother Jones, labor agitator --
"The Saint" --
Preston-Smith and conspiracy --
Westward ho! --
The migratory workers --
Free speech in Montana --
Defending the constitution in Spokane --
My first conspiracy trial, 1910 --
I meet Tom Mooney --
Marriage goes on the rocks --
Caritas Island --
The girls' strike --
Giants of labor, Haywood and Debs --
I get arrested some more --
The McNamaras plead guilty --
The Lawrence strike of 1912 --
Bill Haywood in Lawrence - "The melting pot boils over" --
"Suffer little children" --
With force and violence --
Aftermath of Lawrence, Lowell and New Bedford --
The Ettor-Giovannitti trial --
"No God! No master!" --
New York cooks and waiters strike --
Paterson Silk strike 1913 --
Jersey justice --
The sabotage issue --
The life of a strike --The pageant --
Free speech in New Jersey --
William Z. Foster and Tom Mann, syndicalists --
The I.W.W. across the nation --
Labor defense in 1913-1914 --
Unemployment demonstrations, 1913-1914 --
1914: May day in Tampa, Jim Larkin comes to America --
Murder strikes at children --
Joe Hill, martyred troubador of labor --
Our by the Golden Gate --
"He kept us out of war" --
The A.W.O. harvest stiffs organize --
The saint turns prospector --
Blood on the range --
A Solomon's decision --
The Mooney frame-up --
The Everett massacre --
Tom Tracey acquitted --
Arrested for vagrancy --
"Safe for democracy!" --
Frank Little lynched --
Charge, "seditious conspiracy" --
The war year of 1918 --
Came Armistice Day, 1918 --
Amnesty for all political prisoners: 1918-1923 --
Free your fellow-workers! --
Women who opposed World War I --
"Life behind bars" --
The Palmer raids --
Charles E. Ruthenberg, "most arrested man in America" --
The Legion attacks, Centralia, 1919 --
Criminal syndicalist laws --
"511", meeting place of many minds --
The Irish and Soviet republics --
The saga of Woodrow Wilson and "votes for women" --
"United front" in the '20's --
When Americans first heard of Lenin --
William Z. Foster, leader of labor --
1919 and the great steel strike --
The children's crusade --
Bomb scare, prelude to murder --
The anatomy of a New-England frame-up --
I visit Sacco and Vanzetti --
The campaign starts --
The Wall Street explosion, the De Falco Affair --
Before the trial --
The trial of Sacco and Vanzetti --
The world as a jury --
"A ghastly miscarriage of justice" --
The dark days of 1924 --
Now the higher courts --
Not much personal life.
Responsibility: by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn.

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