August 2012 Newsletter

August 2012 Newsletter

RECENT AND CURRENT RESEARCH Is this the Capstan Rock? A 19th-century mining enquiry “A comrade from the antipodes” An alleged Spanish Civil War combatant NEWS ROUND-UP Raise the banner high “The role of the public sector” “Remember Waihi” 1913 – War on the Wharves INTERNATIONAL NEWS Labour history in Italy Happy birthday, Woodie Guthrie The Battle of Blair Mountain FEATURE ARTICLES Many happy song-sessions: Kiwi Youth Sings Socialist Cross of Honor: markings of a working class counter-culture Runanga Miners Hall: the early years 1908-1920 UNION FAMILY My comrade, Tilly Hunter REVIEWS Perspectives of a Strike Strongman – The Tragedy Coal and the Coast Henry Lawson in New Zealand