Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was an American socialist, labor organizer, and activist for the rights of women and immigrants. As a leading member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Gurley organized strikes for textile workers; she also fought for freedom of speech and women’s reproductive rights, including access to birth control.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (August 7, 1890 – September 5, 1964) 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 suffrage.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn went on to organize the 1912 Bread and Roses strike in Lawrence, Mass., founded the American Civil Liberties Union, chaired the Communist Party USA and died in the Soviet Union. She was born on Aug. 7, 1890, in Concord, N.H., to radical working-class parents.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, from a 1917 speech. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was born in Concord on August 7, 1890 to radical parents Annie Gurley, a seamstress, and Thomas Flynn, a quarry worker, who were living at 12 Montgomery Street. In 1895 they moved to Manchester, where Thomas was hired as a civil engineer. By 2000, they were living in New York ...
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was born to working-class socialists on August 7, 1890. Politically active from a young age, she dropped out of high school at 16 to become a full-time organizer with the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, labor and civil rights activist, feminist, and Communist, is the topic of this webinar presented by Dr. Mary Anne A. Trasciatti, author of the foreword of a new edition of Flynn’s My Life as a Political Prisoner .
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn is an American labor leader, activist, and feminist serving as Secretary of the Orthodox Syndicalist Section of the Combined Syndicates of America (CSA). Flynn was born in 1890 in Concord, New Hampshire and became a full-time organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) at the age of seventeen.
Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the daughter of Irish immigrants, was born in Concord, New Hampshire on 7th August, 1890. The family moved to South Bronx in 1900 and Flynn was educated at the local public school. She later recalled: "I hated poverty.
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Elizabeth Gurley-Flynn's Introduction: The interest in sabotage in the United States has developed lately on account of the case of Frederick Sumner Boyd in the state of New Jersey as an aftermath of the Paterson strike. Before his arrest and conviction for advocating sabotage, little or nothing was known of this particular form of labor tactic ...