Eulalia Burke

Interview with Eulalia Burke as part of Documenting Social History, an oral history project produced by Communications for Change with students at City Colleges of Chicago.

00:11Copy video clip URL Camera opens on Eulalia Burke talking about music she used to play. She sings a song, “Pie in the Sky.” Interviewer voiceover says that she will be speaking with Burke about her life from 1917-1920 and involvement with the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) movement.

1:10Copy video clip URL Burke describes coming to Chicago in 1917 and how she became a member of IWW. She talks about the actions of the group, and how many members were arrested and sent to jail. She speaks about the war. She describes miner’s unions.

13:00Copy video clip URL She sings a labor song. Break in the video. Grey screen. 

18:19Copy video clip URL Tape ends.



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