The Centralia Tragedy of 1919: Elmer Smith and the Wobblies (Google eBook)

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University of Washington Press, May 15, 2011 - History - 233 pages
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Drawing on previously sealed court documents and interviews with surviving witnesses, Tom Copelandís fascinating study presents a compelling human drama, centering on an industrial frontier labor lawyer and the radical politics of the 1920s.
  

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Contents

The Determind Advocate
3
Im Looking for Trouble
7
Timber Beasts and Soldiers
19
Lawlessness Leads to Bloodshed
36
The Essence of Law and Order
50
On the Prisoners Bench
65
Lest We Forget
88
The Kicking Jackass
103
The Lumberjack and the Mule
136
The Spirit of Persecution
149
The Conscience of the Legion
160
I Have a Failing of Being Optimistic
171
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
184
Notes
189
Bibliography
219
Index
227

Acid in a Wobbly Shoe
116
Get Thomas Jefferson
127

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