WorldCat Identities

Bird, Stewart

Works: 13 works in 66 publications in 3 languages and 1,468 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Political films  Television programs  Fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Producer, Director, Editor
Classifications: HD8055.I4, 331.886
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stewart Bird
Solidarity forever : an oral history of the IWW by Stewart Bird( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wobblies by Stewart Bird( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and German and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Incorporating interviews and archival footage, The Wobblies presents the story of the Industrial Workers of the World (or I.W.W.), which in the early 20th century managed to organize various categories of unskilled worker into a single monolithic union and changed the course of labor history by, among other achievements, facilitating the eight-hour work day and fair wages
The Wobblies : the U.S. vs. Wm. D. Haywood, et al. : [a play] by Stewart Bird( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Finally got the news--( Visual )

11 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary presenting the workers' view of working conditions inside Detroit's auto factories. It focuses on the activities of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers in their efforts to build an independent African American labor organization which, unlike the United Auto Workers, would respond to the racism and dangerous working conditions faced by African American workers in the industry. It also explores the educational "tracking" the role of African American women in the labor force, and racial relations between workers
Building the American dream : Levittown, NY by Stewart Bird( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of William Levitt's construction of Levittown and other Long Island towns for returning WWII veterans and their families. Includes interviews with Levitt and Levittown residents
Retratos by Daniel Böhm( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in Spanish and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the life stories of four individuals from New York City's Puerto Rican community
Home free all( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al (Caccavo) and Barry (Nicholls) grew up together, two smart-aleck kids from the Bronx. Now, after 15 years apart they are reunited. Barry is a Vietnam vet turned radical writer. Al is a successful suburbanite and family man. Their reunion brings to the surface the tremendous dissatisfaction they each feel about their lives. Barry is tired of the radical life and yearns for security. Al yearns for experiences that contrast with his comfortable suburban life
The Mighty Pawns by Stewart Bird( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Grenowski comes to a struggling junior high, no one believes he can make a difference, especially when he tries to organize a group of rough, inner-city kids into a chess team. In spite of what others think, Mr. Grenowski teaches the "problem" kids in D class that through hard work and discipline they can overcome the odds against them. The chess team earns a chance at the national title, but the opportunity is threatened when Frank's poor decisions prevent him from competing. Facing the consequences of his choices, Frank realizes the importance of honesty and responsibility
Oral history interview with Sophie Cohen by Cohen Sophie( )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In 1978, the Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations of the University of Michigan and Wayne State University conducted oral history interviews with trade-union women. Major subjects covered were: women in trade-unions, wages and benefits, working conditions, and social issues
Centralia Massacre project: vol. 7( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview with I.W.W. activist Joe Murphy. It appears this interview was conducted by Stewart Bird and Deborah Shaffer as research for their film, "The Wobblies."
MURDER AT THE YESHIVA by Stewart Bird( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rosamunde Pilcher's Coming home by Gus Chambers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

England between the wars is the starting place for this epic tale of love, friendship and the disscovery of womanhood. Judith Dunbar is left behind at boarding school by her parents and sister, who are posted overseas in the days leading up to World War II. She comes of age in a time of turbulence and danger, but finds comfort in the wealthy Carey-Lewis family, whose estate on the Cornish coast, Nancherrow, becomes her surrogate home
Deborah Shaffer papers for the film The Wobblies by Deborah Shaffer( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Files of filmmaker Deborah Shaffer for "The Wobblies," produced and directed by Shaffer and Stewart Bird. This 1979 film examines the Industrial Workers of the World labor union (IWW or the Wobblies), from 1905 to 1950, through interviews with surviving members. Included in the files are a copy of the film, transcript of the film, transcripts and original audio tapes of the interviews, archival master reels, negative reels, outtakes, voice over and narrative audio tapes, posters, photographs, and slides
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Solidarity forever : an oral history of the IWW