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  2. Joe Hill (activist) - Wikipedia

    Joe Hill (activist) Joe Hill (October 7, 1879 – November 19, 1915), born Joel Emmanuel Hägglund and also known as Joseph Hillström, [1] was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW, familiarly called the "Wobblies"). [2] A native Swedish speaker, he learned English during the ...

  3. Joe Hill | Smithsonian American Art Museum

    Joe Hill. born 1879 – Gävle, Sweden. died 1915 – Salt Lake City, Utah. “A pamphlet, no matter how good, is never read more than once, but a song is learned by heart and repeated over and over.”. Born in Sweden, folk singer and labor activist Joe Hill moved to the United States as a young man and worked various jobs across the country ...

  4. The Death of Joe Hill - The New York Times

    The Death of Joe Hill. Joe Hill, a miner, songwriter and union activist, was executed by a Utah firing squad in 1915 for the murder of a grocer and his son in Salt Lake City. Give this article.

  5. ONE WOBBLIE’S LIFE … Joe Hill, labor activist and songwriter

    Joe Hill (1879-1915), born Joel Emmanuel Hägglund, Swedish-American labor activist, song writer, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World (the “Wobblies”) Hill wrote “The Rebel Girl,” which was inspired by E lizabeth Gurley Flynn , founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. Music – the sister art to poetry – is always ...

  6. Joe Hill (film) - Wikipedia

    Joe Hill is a 1971 biopic about the Swedish-American labor activist and songwriter Joe Hill, born Joel Emanuel Hägglund in Gävle, Sweden.

  7. Category:Joe Hill (activist) - Wikipedia

    Pages in category "Joe Hill (activist)" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . Joe Hill (activist) A American proletarian poetry movement D Don't mourn, organize! J Joe Hill (song) Joe Hill Award Joe Hill House O Magnus Olson S Sugar House Prison (Utah)

  8. Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill

    Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill | Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Skip to main content Festival SIGN IN Explore Learn Join Shop Explore Explore Overview Folkways Magazine Articles Artists Playlists Podcasts Videos Learn Learn Overview Lesson Plans Courses Interactives Libraries Partners Join Jobs & Internships Mailing List Donations Visit Us

  9. Paul Robeson – Joe Hill Lyrics | Genius Lyrics

    Joe Hill was a labor activist, IWW member, and songwriter prominent in the early 1900s. He was convicted of murder and executed in 1915 in a controversial trial, with many arguing that he was...

  10. Lee, who died in 2003 after 29 years as an ardent IWW member, lobbied for a share to be sent to a museum devoted to Joe Hill, born as Joel Emmanuel Hägglund, in his native Sweden. He also...

  11. Joe Hill case — Letters - The Salt Lake Tribune

    Utah Gov. William Spry received thousands of letters as Joe Hill's execution date approached in 1915, including messages from President Woodrow Wilson and the minister of Sweden, Hill's...