The Industrial Pioneer. Vol. 2 No. 3. April, 1924.

The Industrial Pioneer. Vol. 2 No. 3. April, 1924.

Contents: Slavery Exists in West Virginia by Edward Lloyd, The Immigrant and his Home Ties by C-4-226, The Negro: A Subject Race by Vern Smith, Women and the I.W.W., 510’s Fresh Water Campaign by a Great Lakes Sailor, A House and a Castle by Eva B. Pillsbury, Crossing the Mason-Dixon Line, What Food Costs in Los Angeles by Woodby Siantific, Lenin: Toiler and Dreamer by John Ashburn, The Tragedy of the Redwoods, How Solidarity Saved the Lives of Two Class Conscious Lake Sailors by James Lance, Large Scale Mining Makes Robots, The Abolitionists and the IWW by A Columbia River Rebel, Ku Klux Klan Tries Intimidation by Harry Fisher, The Age-Long Struggle by J.A. MacDonald, The Oil Fields of Wyoming by M.J. Anderson, Steinlen – Another Labor Artist Gone!, Woobles, Radicalism a la Carte by Marat, Book Reviews, Editorials.

The Industrial Pioneer was published monthly by Industrial Workers of the World’s General Executive Board in Chicago from 1921 to 1926 taking over from One Big Union Monthly when its editor, John Sandgren, was replaced for his anti-Communism, alienating the non-Communist majority of IWW. The Industrial Pioneer declined after the 1924 split in the IWW, in part over centralization and adherence to the Red International of Labour Unions (RILU) and ceased in 1926.

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