[Item #58671] The Story of a Labor Agitator. Joseph BUCHANAN, ay.

The Story of a Labor Agitator

New York: Outlook Company, 1903. First Edition. First printing. Octavo; cloth hardcover with gilt spine and cover titles; xvi,461pp; portrait frontispiece, two inserted leaves of photographic plates (halftones). Tight, clean, Near Fine copy, free of markings or notable wear.

Buchanan (1851-1924), Colorado socialist, K of L and IWA organizer and long-time editor of the Labor Enquirer (Denver, 1882-1887; Chicago, 1887-88); these memoirs include much on his involvement in strikes in the West, including the 1884 Union Pacific and Colorado Coal strikes, and his advocacy for the Chicago anarchists in the Haymarket Affair.

Price: $50.00

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