William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet closely associated with modernism and imagism. He was also a pediatrician and general practitioner of medicine.
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Slim Brundage
Myron Reed "Slim" Brundage (November 29, 1903 – October 18, 1990) was the "founder and janitor" of the College of Complexes, a radical social center in Chicago during the 1950s. It was known as Chicag...
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Hippolyte Havel
Hippolyte Havel (1871–1950) was a Czech anarchist who lived in Greenwich Village, New York, which he declared to be "a spiritual zone of mind". He was close friends with Emma Goldman.In his youth, Ha...
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Clarence Darrow
Clarence Seward Darrow (/ˈdæroʊ/; April 18, 1857 – March 13, 1938) was an American lawyer and leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. He was best known for defending teenage thrill kille...
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Emma (play)
Emma (or Emma: A Play in Two Acts about Emma Goldman, American Anarchist, its full title) is a play by historian and playwright Howard Zinn (1922–2010). It was first performed in 1976. The play dramat...
Lucy Parsons
Lucy Eldine Gonzalez Parsons (c. 1853 – March 7, 1942) was an American labor organizer, radical socialist and anarchist communist. She is remembered as a powerful orator. Parsons entered the radical m...
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Upton Sinclair
Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr. (September 20, 1878 – November 25, 1968), was an American author who wrote nearly 100 books across a number of genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the ...
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Elizabeth Gould Davis
Elizabeth Gould Davis (1910–1974) was an American librarian who wrote a feminist book called The First Sex.
She was born in Kansas, USA in 1910 and earned her master's degree in librarianship at t...
Vincent Starrett
Charles Vincent Emerson Starrett (/ˈstɛərˌət/; October 26, 1886 – January 5, 1974), known as Vincent Starrett, was an American writer and newspaperman.
Charles Vincent Emerson Starrett was born a...
Emma Goldman
Emma Goldman (June 27 [O.S. June 15], 1869 – May 14, 1940) was an anarchist known for her political activism, writing, and speeches. She played a pivotal role in the development...
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Sherwood Anderson
Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful cop...
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Bill Haywood
William Dudley Haywood (February 4, 1869 – May 18, 1928), better known as "Big Bill" Haywood, was a founding member and leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and a member of the Executi...
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Carl Sandburg
Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American poet, writer, and editor who won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During h...
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Emma Goldman: The Anarchist Guest
Emma Goldman: The Anarchist Guest is a documentary about Emma Goldman that was released in 2000. It was directed by Canadian sociologist and filmmaker Coleman Romalis. The film was screened at the 200...
Kenneth Rexroth
Kenneth Rexroth (December 22, 1905 – June 6, 1982) was an American poet, translator and critical essayist. He is regarded as a central figure in the San Francisco Renaissance, and paved the grou...
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Ben Reitman
Ben Lewis Reitman (1879–1943) was an American anarchist and physician to the poor ("the hobo doctor"). He is best remembered today as radical Emma Goldman's lover.Reitman was a flamboyant, eccentric c...
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James Larkin
James (Jim) Larkin (21 January 1876 – 30 January 1947) was an Irish trade union leader and socialist activist, born to Irish parents in Liverpool, England. He and his family later moved to a small cot...
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Mother Earth (magazine)
Mother Earth was an anarchist journal that described itself as "A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Social Science and Literature," edited by Emma Goldman. Alexander Berkman, another well-known anarchist, w...
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William McKinley assassination
The 25th President of the United States, William McKinley, was shot and fatally wounded on September 6, 1901, inside the Temple of Music on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New Y...
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Homestead Strike
The Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead Steel Strike, was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents ...
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Lawrence textile strike
The Lawrence textile strike was a strike of immigrant workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts in 1912 led by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Prompted by a two-hour pay cut corresponding to a new...
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Djuna Barnes
Djuna Barnes (June 12, 1892 – June 18, 1982) was an American poet, playwright, journalist, visual artist and short-story writer whose work continues to “beguile, excite and inspire readers”. Best kno...
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Ben Hecht
Ben Hecht /ˈhɛkt/ (1894–1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, journalist and novelist. He received screen credits, alone or in collaboration, for the stories or screenpla...
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Vachel Lindsay
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (/ˈveɪtʃəl ˈlɪnzi/; November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931) was an American poet. He is considered a founder of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are m...
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Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse
Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse is a radical infoshop located in Baltimore, Maryland, USA and run by a worker-owner collective. Named for anarchist firebrand Emma Goldman, Red Emma's opened in Novemb...
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