Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1882-08-01
Death 1968-01-29
Russian, English, Yiddish

Biographical notes:

Labor leader, editor.

From the description of Reminiscences of J.B.S. Hardman : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737062

J. B. S. Hardman, social philosopher, author, editor and leader in the development of American unionism for over sixty years, was born in Vilna, Russia, in 1882. Because of his revolutionary and trade union activities, he was exiled in 1908. He came to the United States where he became active in the Socialist Party and the union movement. He was editor of Naye Welt, a Socialist labor weekly; director of education and cultural acitivities of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America for twenty-four years; editor of the union's official organ, The advance and of American labor monthly; organized and was president of the American Labor Press Association; and in 1944 founded Labor and nation which he edited until 1953.

From the description of Papers, 1908-1970. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477852239

J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman (1882-1968) social philosopher, author, editor and leader in the development of American trade unionism for over sixty years, was born in Vilna in 1882. Because of his revolutionary and trade-union activities he was exiled in 1908. He came to the United States where he became active in the Socialist Party and the trade-union movement. He was editor of Naye Welt, a socialist weekly, and of American Labor Monthly, also a socialist-oriented journal, 1923-1924; director of education and cultural activities of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America for twenty-four years and editor of the union's official organ, The Advance . He organized and was president of the American Labor Press Association and served as chairman of the Inter-Union Institute for Labor and Democracy, the publisher of Labor and Nation, which he founded and edited from 1944-1953.

Sources:

J. B. S. Hardman, 1882-1968: Biographical Sketch, by Felicja Figa and Franklin L. Jonas ( Bulletin of the Tamiment Library, no. 48, March 1973, pp. 1-6).

From the guide to the J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman Papers, 1908-1970, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Labor union journalism--United States
  • Socialism--United States
  • Labor--United States
  • Labor unions--Political activity--United States
  • Labor unions--United States
  • Editors--Interviews
  • Labor unions
  • Labor unions and communism
  • Socialism
  • Labor

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  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)