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The trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union.

American Civil Liberties Union.

The trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union.

by American Civil Liberties Union.

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Published by [Monthly Review Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Corliss Lamont. Pref. by Maxwell Geisner.
    SeriesModern reader, MR-31
    ContributionsLamont, Corliss, 1902- ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC599.U5 A4915 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p.
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4437041M
    LC Control Number79091313

    Primary Sources Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the daughter of Irish immigrants, was born in Concord, New Hampshire on 7th August, The family moved to South Bronx in and Flynn was educated at the local public school. She later recalled: "I hated poverty. MOSCOW, Sept. 5—Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, chairman of the American Communist party since , died here today at the age of Miss Flynn was the third top Communist leader to .

    In August , at the urging of Italian anarchist Carlo Tresca and American Civil Liberties Union founder Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the committee hired labor attorney Fred Moore to lead the defense team of William G. Thompson and Thomas and James McAnarney.   Walker deals candidly with the ACLU's less praiseworthy episodes--such as the expulsion of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn from the Board during the ACLU's anti-Communist phase, and he dissects the organization's constant struggle within itself to define the proper scope of civil liberties, revealing facts that will surprise even members of the ACLUPages:

    by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn November 8, There were no Communists around inciting all of this. This was pre-Communist Party days. The American Civil Liberties Union was born in this struggle and many similar organizations. But the remarkable thing about it is that although sentences were 20 years and 10 years and 5 years, they were all. This early identification with civil liberties led to my becoming a charter member of the American Civil liberties Union in , and later the organizer of the Workers Defense Union, a delegate body from unions and fraternal organizations which .


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American Civil Liberties Union. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union. New York [Monthly Review Press,©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Corliss Lamont; American Civil Liberties Union.

Binding: Hardcover. Full Title: The Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Author: Corliss (ed.) Lamont. Publisher: Horizon Press, pages.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American labour organizer, political radical, and communist. Flynn was the daughter of working-class socialists. While still in grammar school she was active in local socialist clubs, and in she joined the Industrial Workers of.

American Civil Liberties Union. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. New York, Horizon Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Corliss Lamont; American Civil Liberties Union.

The trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union Item Preview remove-circle The trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union by American Civil Liberties Union; Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by lotu.t on June 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a leftist, secular-progressive was run for its first 30 years by an American named Roger Baldwin, who helped found it in Baldwin supported communism, but later denounced it in his book, A New Slavery, which condemned "the inhuman communist police state tyranny." This organization pursues a leftist agenda that.

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn () first made her mark as an organizer and speaker for the Industrial Workers of the World. She joined the Communist Party in the mids and was a leading member for many years.

Also active in the area of free speech, Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union/5(3). Statement at the Smith Act Trial. delivered April 24New York. click for pdf click for flash. Your Honor, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Elizabeth Gurley Flynn.

I am a defendant in this case, acting as my own attorney, and therefore have the opportunity to address you directly. Inspeaking from a homemade soapbox near Times Square, year-old Elizabeth Gurley Flynn stopped traffic on a Saturday night.

Broadway producer David Belasco became so impressed he wanted to put her on stage. But she told him, "I'm in the labor movement and I speak my own piece".

And for more than 50 years this fiery American radical truly did speak. On May 7,the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) assembled at the City Club of New York on West 55 th Street. The purpose of the meeting: to decide whether to expel charter member Elizabeth Gurley Flynn on grounds that her membership in the Communist Party (CPUSA) disqualified her from serving on the governing body of a civil liberties.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American Civil Liberties Union by Corliss Lamont; 1 edition; First published in Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (August 7, – September 5, ) was a labor leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's joined the Communist Party USA in and late in.

Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage. She joined the Communist Party USA in and late in life, inbecame its chairwoman. Connections In the IWW Flynn met Jack Archibold Jones, a miner and organizer, and they married in Details about Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by American Civil Liberties Union Corliss Lamont.

Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by American Civil Liberties Union Corliss Lamont. Item Information. Condition: Acceptable A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still Rating: % positive.

The Rebel Girl is a memoir by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn of her early work as a Socialist labor organizer for the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World). The first chapter tells of her life growing up in an Irish-American family.

Her mother was an Irish nationalist and a feminist while her father was a Socialist/5. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was an agitator and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and an official of the Communist Party (CP).

In an era when street life and mass strikes had a direct impact on ordinary people, Flynn’s notoriety was akin to that accorded to media stars today. The Rebel Girl, as she was called, led immigrant workers in major strikes in Lawrence.

After Paterson, Flynn continued to organize restaurant workers, silk weavers, garment workers and miners. She was arrested many times during this period, but never convicted. In she helped found the American Civil Liberties Union, and began actively supporting Sacco and Vanzetti, women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage.

Page 15 - Civil Liberty A statement defining the position of the American Civil Liberties Union on the issues in the United States to-day. Appears in 5 books from Page 4 - Behind this machinery stand the property interests of the country, so completely in control of our political life as to establish what is in effect a class.

Flynn’s expulsion created a controversy that dogged the reputation of the ACLU for many years. The Board of Directors posthumously reinstated her in April The ACLU was founded on Janu Read about the affair: Corliss Lamont, ed., The Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union ().Post, D.

"The Crucible: The Heresy Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Within the American Civil Liberties Union" (). Trautmann, W.

E., Direct Action & Sabotage: Three Classic IWW Pamphlets from the s (). Wertheimer, B. M., We Were There: The Story of Working Women in America (). Words on Fire: The Life and Writing of Elizabeth.The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.