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Bloody Williamson

Paul M. Angle

Bloody Williamson

a chapter in American lawlessness.

by Paul M. Angle

  • 89 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Williamson County.
    • Subjects:
    • Coal miners -- Illinois -- Williamson County,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- Illinois -- Williamson County

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U612
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 299, [1], xiv p.
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6110336M
      LC Control Number52006408
      OCLC/WorldCa234573

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Angle, Paul M. (Paul McClelland), Bloody Williamson; a chapter in American lawlessness. New York, Knopf, In Bloody Williamson by George Galligan, Sheriff during the KKK and bootlegging days of the ′s. (Not to be confused with Paul angles book, “Bloody Williamson.”) p. Cost: $10 plus s&h. The Life of Charlie Birger Newspaper articles on the Birger gang. Cost: $10 plus s&h.

      ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Description: xxvii, pages, 6 unnumbered. The book entitled, the History of Williamson County, Illinois, by Milo Erwin, orginally published in Marion, Illinois in , has a chapter on the Bloody Vendetta, also. My great-grandfather,Thomas HB Crain, was a first cousin to Marshall Thomas, who was hung.

      BOOKS by MARIANNE WILLIAMSON A POLITICS OF LOVE: A HANDBOOK FOR A NEW AMERICAN REVOLUTION “It was love that abolished slavery, it was love that gave women suffrage, it was love that established civil rights, and it is love that we need now.”. Williamson is a rural county in Southern Illinois and like most counties near the Mason-Dixon line it has a violent past. It was “Bloody Williamson” for half a century. A local feud called the Bloody Vendetta, broke out in The Carterville Massacre was in


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Bloody Williamson by Paul M. Angle Download PDF EPUB FB2

Williamson County in southern Illinois has been the scene of almost unparalleled violence, from the Bloody Vendetta between two families in the s through the Herrin Massacre ofKu Klux Klan activities that ended in fatalities, and the gang war of the s between the Cited by: In the late ’s, the county was visited by a Chicago writer named Paul Angle gathering information for a book he was researching.

He published the book “Bloody Williamson” in The latest book on the subject at this writing is a book called “Herrin Massacre” by Scott Doody released in A patron recommended Bloody Williamson to me back inin my first library job.

I found the book fascinating. Having just re-read it, I find it equally fascinating now. This dark story of the Bloody Williamson book years in southern Illinois' Williamson County is as relevant today as when it was written, nearly sixty years ago.4/5.

Williamson County is a county located in the southern part of the U.S. state of ing to the census, it had a population of 66, Its county seat is Marion.

Williamson County is included in the Carbondale-Marion, IL Metropolitan Statistical area of Southern Illinois is known as Little Egypt.

Williamson is a rapidly growing county in the Metro Lakeland area and Congressional district: 12th. Williamson County in southern Illinois is well-known by historians and crime enthusiasts as "Bloody Williamson" a dark (and most likely not appreciated) nickname that came about in the 's after being the Bloody Williamson book of a bloody massacre, brutal battles with the Klan, and a fantastic Prohibition war between battling : University of Illinois Press.

Paul Angle, the author of the book Bloody Williamson believed that Williamson county provided for establishment and growth of the Ku Klux Klan.

The area was predominantly devout Protestant and fervently patriotic. They were also fanatical supporters of Prohibition laws. Herrin, a city in Williamson county, Southern Illinois had a ready-made. The Herrin massacre took place on June 21–22, in Herrin, Illinois, in a coal mining area during a nationwide strike by the United Mineworkers of America (UMWA).

Although the owner of the mine originally agreed with the union to observe the strike, when the price of coal went up, he hired non-union workers to produce and ship out coal, as he had high debt in start-up on: Herrin, Illinois, U.S.

Bloody Williamson A Chapter in American Lawlessness. Williamson County in southern Illinois has been the scene of almost unparalleled violence, from the Bloody Vendetta between two families in the s through the Herrin Massacre ofKu Klux Klan activities that ended in fatalities, and the gang war of the s between the Charlie Birger and Shelton brothers gangs.

Bloody Williamson - Kindle edition by Angle, Paul M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note Cited by:   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Bloody Williamson by Paul M. Angle at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Bloody Williamson by Paul M. Angle. NOOK Book (eBook) It begins with the "Bloody Vendetta," a feud that rampaged in the s. It deals with labor's success in organizing coal mines in southern Illinois, an affair that Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3.

Bloody Williamson A Chapter in American Lawlessness a Shocking and Hair-Raising Story of Unparalleled Violence and Disorder. Paul M. Angle. This is a wonderfully interesting book. The author does an excellent job of bringing bloody Williamson to life, and showing it in all its lack of glory.

This tale of union murderers and KKK hoodlums (often the same people) is sure to shock you, and make you very glad that you didn't live then and there. I highly recommend this book!Cited by: Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness. Paul M. Angle. University of Illinois Press, THE BLOODY VENDETTA JULY JANUARY DOCTRINAIRE VS UNION All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: Bloody Williamson: A Chapter in American Lawlessness 5/5(1). This is a horror story of native American violence. It carries a grim lesson for the whole country. Political doctrines have played no part in the violence and murder that have brought much ill fame to one corner of Illinois.

On the map, Williamson is just another county. But in history it is a place in which a strange disease has raged for more than eighty years—a disease marked by a /5(2). - In Bloody Williamson by Former Williamson County, Illinois Sheriff, George Galligan. Bought in a antique store. Great Find. Buy Bloody Williamson by Paul M Angle online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). BLOODY WILLIAMSON. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.

KIRKUS REVIEW. Some one hundred years in the history of Williamson County, Illinois, and its high incidence of lawlessness which had its impetus in family hatreds, labor strife, racial prejudice and nativistic narrowness- which are not especially peculiar to.

Newman was the founder of the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago, still the preeminent source for Lincolniana and Civil War materials. In the letter, Angle explains why he came to write Bloody Williamson: Finally, I became convinced that the story of “Bloody Williamson” had broad significance.

About Bloody Williamson. This is a horror story of native American violence. It carries a grim lesson for the whole country. Political doctrines have played no part in the violence and murder that have brought much ill fame to one corner of Illinois.

On the map, Williamson is just another county. Paul M. Angle has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Paul M. Angle’s most popular book is The Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

Neighborhoods - Bloody Williamson (its actually a county, not a neighborhood) Part 1 of a 2 part post. Williamson County in Southern Illinois during the ’s was a lawless place, there was the Herrin Mine Massacre where 23 people were killed during a strike, bootlegging and Prohibition were in full effect and this would set the stage for an all out war between hated enemies, future enemies.

What Was The Bloody Vendetta In Williamson County? On October 4, Of course, there is a severe lack of well research resources which could shed further light on the event, so the book written in by Milo Irwin continues to be one of the primary sources.

Additionally, the mysterious disappearance of Milo Irwin some years after the.Photostats and microfilm of newspaper and magazine articles, court testimony, scrapbooks, and pamphlets collected by Angle in preparation for his book, Bloody Williamson (published by Knopf in ), and correspondence, notes, and the manuscript draft of chapters of this book.

Topics include lawlessness and violence in Williamson County.