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I. W. W. Pamphlets & Other Literature

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One Big Union by William E. Trautmann (1911)One Big Union, by William E. Trautmann (1st ed., 1911). Revised and reissued many times. Other editions below. Why Strikes Are Lost!—How to Win!, by W. E. Trautmann (1912). On the Firing Line: Extracts from the Report of the General Executive Board to the Seventh Annual Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World. Includes "What is the I. W. W.?" by Walker C. Smith (1912).
The Trial of a New SocietyThe Trial of a New Society, by Justus Ebert (1913)

Jersey Justice at Work (1913). On the conviction of Frederick Sumner Boyd for advocating sabotage at Paterson, N. J.

Industrial Unionism: the Road to Freedom, by Joseph Ettor (1913).

Industrial Unionism: The Hope of the Workers, by W. E. Trautmann (1913)

Sabotage: Its History, Philosophy & Function, by Walker C. Smith (written 1913, this edition ca. 1917). The Revolutionary I. W. W., by Grover H. Perry (ca. 1913). Includes The Constructive Program of the I. W. W., by B. H. Williams and How Scabs are Bred, also by Perry. Contract Work: An Expose of the Clever Tricks Used By The Capitalist Class To Make Every Man His Own Slave Driver (c. 1917)

Proletarian and Petit-Bourgeois, by Austin Lewis (ca. 1917). Includes two other essays, What Comes of Playing the Game, by Charles Edward Russell, and Those Who Own and Those Who Work, by Scott Nearing.

The Onward Sweep of the Machine Process, by Nils H. Hanson (1917). Includes also Industrial Efficiency and Its Antidote, by T. Glynn, and The Diesel Motor, by Barbara Lily Frankenthal.

With Drops of Blood, by Wm. D. Haywood (1917).

The International: Sheet Music, adapted from C. H. Kerr's translation & published by the I. W. W. (ca. 1919). Thanks to the Debs Collection at Indiana University for the PDF file.

The Advancing Proletariat, by Abner Woodruff (1919).

Reports on the I. W. W. and the Eleventh General Convention (1919) from The American Labor Year Book 1919-20

One Big Union 1919One Big Union (1919 ed.). Compare "One Big Union of the I. W. W.", below.

The Lumber Industry and Its Workers (ca. 1921), by James Kennedy.

An Economic Interpretation of the Job (1922).

EXPOSED by The Marine Transport Workers Industrial Union No. 510 of the I. W. W. (ca. 1922).

The Immediate Demands of the I. W. W. (ca. 1923).

Historical Catechism of American Unionism (1923).

Coal Mines and Coal Miners: The Story of a Great Industry and the Men Who Work In It, I. W. W. Educational Bureau (1923).

The History of the I. W. W.: A Discussion of its Main Features By a Group of Workmen (1923)

Cut Down the Hours of Work! (ca. 1923).

Correspondence Course in Delegates' Work and Organization Bookkeeping, Issued by the Work People's College. (ca. 1923)

Lesson One

Lesson Two

What Is the I. W. W. Preamble? (4th Printing, 1923).

Education and System: the Basis of Organization (1924).

The I. W. W. and Political Parties by Vincent St. John (1924 edition).

One Big Union of the I. W. W. (ca. 1924).

Building Construction: A Handbook of the Industry, Building Construction Workers' Industrial Union No. 330 (ca. 1924).

Giant Industry and the I. W. W. (1925).

The I. W. W.: What It Is and What It Is Not (ca. 1928).

Why Building Workers Must Organize in the One Big Union!, by Peo Monoldi (ca. 1928).

Twenty-five Years of Industrial Unionism (1930).

Technocracy or Industrial Unionism by Wiener Andor (translated from the Hungarian by Ildiko Sipos) (1933)

Unemployment and the Machine (1934).

The I. W. W. in Theory and Practice, (5th Revised Edition, 1937).

I. W. W. Manual of Instruction for Job Delegates General Recruiting Union (ca. 1943).

Chicago Replies to Moscow!Chicago Replies to Moscow! (1945)

A Union For All Railroad Workers (ca. 1949).

Attention Trade Union Workers (ca. 1950s)

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More pamphlets, and articles from the One Big Union Monthly, are on the Committee on Industrial Classification's History Site.