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'Direct Action' - Sydney IWW newspaper digitised

The newspaper of the Industrial Workers of the World in Australia, 'Direct Action', is now available on the Fanya Baron Library page here: Direct Action.

Beginning with the first ten issues, this collection will hopefully grow to include the entire run of 149 issues, which were printed between 1914 and 1930.

To read more about the history of the Wobblies in Australia, check out:
Memoirs of the Australian I.W.W. [Australia] by Bill Beattie.

Wikipedia's entry on the IWW in Australia.

The IWW's biography of Tom Barker.

Takver's bibliography of articles, book sections, books and dissertations about the Wobblies in Australia.

And don't forget to say hello to the recently rejuvenated Sydney Wobblies on their BookFace page!