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T-Bone Slim writings, approximately 1934-1942

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1-2

Scope and Content of the Collection

From the Collection:

Original manuscript writings by noted IWW member T-Bone Slim with research notes, book drafts, and correspondence from Franklin Rosemont used to produce his book, “Juice is Stranger than Friction: Selected Writings of T-Bone Slim” (Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1992). Rosemont corresponded with many members of the IWW, labor activists, and family members of T-Bone Slim to gather any information about his life. Research files include many photocopies of Slim’s columns in IWW publications.


  • Creation: approximately 1934-1942


Conditions Governing Access

The Franklin Rosemont - T-Bone Slim research collection is open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts and Archives Repository

60 West Walton Street
Chicago Illinois 60610 United States