Walter Mencken 2:02 p.m., June 25
The Big Noise: The Free Speech Fight of 1912, Part Six
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- Richard Pourade: “The violence IWW leaders sought to avoid, in a campaign of civil disobedience, had at last occurred.”
- Robert Warren Diehl: “The vigilantes were no longer interested in only Wobblies or outsiders; any and all persons suspected of being in sympathy with the free-speech movement had to be wary.”
- David Helvarg: “Unable to hold a funeral in San Diego, which was now under a virtual state of martial law, the IWW shipped [Mikolasek’s] body to Los Angeles, [where] a funeral procession drew over 10,000 people.”
- Diehl, Robert Warren, “To Speak or Not to Speak: San Diego, 1912,” master’s thesis, University of San Diego, 1976.
Dobofsky, Melvyn, We Shall Be All: A History of the Industrial Workers of the World, Chicago, 1969.
Helvarg, David, “How San Diego Took Care of Its Wobblies,” San Diego Reader, August, 1977.
Miller, Grace, “The I.W.W. Free Speech Fight: San Diego, 1912,” Southern California Quarterly 54, no. 3, 1972.
Pourade, Richard, Gold in the Sun, San Diego, 1965.
Taylor, Kate Hanrahan, “A Crisis of Confidence: The San Diego Free Speech Fight of 1912,” MA thesis, UCLA, 1966.
Villalobos, Charlotte, “Civil Liberties in the San Diego Free Speech Fight,” MA thesis, San Diego State University, 1966.
Weinstock, Harris, “A Report of Hiram Weinstock, commissioner to investigate the recent disturbances in the City of San Diego and the County of San Diego, California, to his excellency Hiram W. Johnson, Governor of California, 1912.”
Articles in various journals, magazines, and newspapers.
More from SDReader
- The Big Noise: The Free Speech Fight of 1912, Part Eight — July 11, 2012
- To Speak or Not to Speak: San Diego, 1912 — July 12, 2001
- The IWW in California, 1905-1931 — Aug. 13, 1998
- The Battle of Soapbox Row — April 2, 1992
- How San Diego Took Care of Its Wobblies — March 10, 1977