biographies

A biographical sketch of Edgar Bauer (1820-1886)

William E. Trautmann, New Zealand Wobbly

A biographical article by Mark Derby and Jay Miller of William E. Trautmann, an early and important member of the Industrial Workers of the World.

Fontanillas Borras, Antonia (1917-2014) aka Aurora, Tona

Antonia Fontanillas

A short biography of Spanish anarchist militant Antonia Fontanillas

Prophet of community: the romantic socialism of Gustav Landauer - Eugene Lunn

Eugene Lunn's in-depth study of Gustav Landauer's life and thought.

Ben Fletcher: portrait of a black syndicalist

A biography of IWW member Ben Fletcher, written by Jeff Stein.

Ascaso Abadía, Francisco, 1901-1936

Ascaso on the Ramblas, Barcelona, on July 20, 1936

A very brief biography of leading Spanish anarcho-syndicalist militant, Francisco Ascaso, who was killed on the dawn of the Spanish revolution.

Torres Escartín, Rafael, 1901-1939

Members of the Los Solidarios group

A short biography of Rafael Torres Escartín, a Spanish anarchist pastry cook who was active in the anarcho-syndicalist CNT union and Los Solidarios action group.

Lorry, Anthony (1972-2014)

Anthony Lorry

A short biography of the French social historian and anarchist Anthony Lorry

Franchini, Mauro 1930-2012

Mauro Franchini

A short biography of Mauro Franchini, Italian anarchist active in Carrara

“I never met a man I admired more”: Vincent St. John (1876-1929)

A short biography written by Juan Conatz of Vincent St. John, who was a hugely important and influential member in the IWW's early years.