Sources for Today's Tale of the Paterson Silk Strike Pageant of 1913:
Today, the Rude Pundit told you a true story from the history of the American labor movement, about a time when unions were truly in-yer-fookin'-gob in their actions. While much of the info on the Paterson Silk Strike Pageant came from contemporaneous accounts in newspapers and magazines, here's other sources for the tale:
We Shall Be All: A History of the Industrial Workers of the World by Melvin Dubofsky
The Industrial Workers of the World, 1905-1917 by Philip S. Foner (Volume 4 of his epic History of the Labor Movement in the United States)
The Fragile Bridge: Paterson Silk Strike, 1913 by Steve Golin
New York 1913: The Armory Show and the Paterson Strike Pageant by Martin Green
Romantic Revolutionary: A Biography of John Reed by Robert A. Rosenstone
Due diligence done. Regular rudeness resumes tomorrow.