Civil Rights and Labor History Consortium / University of Washington

Database of IWW strikes and actions 1905-1920

This database provides a day-by-day timeline of hundreds of strikes, protests, campaigns involving IWW members and hundreds more arrests, prosecutions, and beatings targetting the Wobblies, more than 1,800 events in all. Event descriptions are based on detailed research in contemporary newspapers, especially the IWW's official periodicals: Industrial Union Bulletin, Industrial Worker, Solidarity, and New Solidarity. Sources and methods are explained below. These events are geographically displayed on the accompanying  maps of IWW actions. And are also listed in the Yearbooks of IWW actions.