Weitling, Wilhelm, 1808-1871

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Wilhelm Weitling (1808-1871) was a German-born tailor, inventor and editor. In Germany he worked as a journeyman tailor and was a prominent socialist agitator. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1848, he organized an Arbeiterbund or "Workingmen's League" for skilled craftsmen and established a community in Iowa based on his socio-economic theories. He also was the founder and editor of Die Republik der Arbeiter in New York City from 1850 to 1855.

From the guide to the Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Socialist.

From the description of Wilhelm Weitling correspondence, 1851-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981611

880-11

Uchastnik germanskogo i amerikanskogo rabochego dvizhenii︠a︡, odin iz ideologov utopicheskogo uravnitelʹnogo kommunizma; chlen Soi︠u︡za spravedlivykh, zhurnalist.

From the description of Weitling Wilhelm (1808-1871), Fond 621, 1841-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123005194

Wilhelm Weitling (1808-1871) was a German-born tailor, inventor and editor.

In Germany he worked as a journeyman tailor and was a prominent socialist agitator. After emigrating to the U.S. in 1848, he organized an Arbeiterbund or "Workingmen's League" for skilled craftsmen and established a community in Iowa based on his socio-economic theories. He also was the founder and editor of Die Republik der Arbeiter in New York City from 1850 to 1855.

From the description of Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122346253

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referencedIn [Wilhelm Weitling : pamphlet collection]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Hess, Moses, 1812-1875. 880-01 Hess Moses (1812-1875). Fond 173, 1836-1891. Rosarchiv, Federal Archive SVS of Russia
creatorOf Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Weitling, Wilhelm, 1808-1871. 880-01 Weitling Wilhelm (1808-1871), Fond 621, 1841-1946. Rosarchiv, Federal Archive SVS of Russia
referencedIn [Wilhelm Weitling : pamphlet collection] [microform]. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Weerth, Georg, 1822-1856. 880-01 Weerth Georg (1822-1856). Fond 177, 1839-1918. Rosarchiv, Federal Archive SVS of Russia
creatorOf Weitling, Wilhelm, 1808-1871. Wilhelm Weitling correspondence, 1851-1852. Library of Congress
creatorOf Weitling, Wilhelm, 1808-1871. Wilhelm Weitling papers, 1844-1903. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Magee, James Dysart, 1881-. Lecture notes, [1891-1906?]. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Becker, August, 1828-1891. person
associatedWith Brisbane, Albert, 1809-1890. person
associatedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878. person
associatedWith Hess, Moses, 1812-1875. person
associatedWith Krieg, I. person
associatedWith Magee, James Dysart, 1881- person
associatedWith Marx, Karl, 1818-1883. person
associatedWith Sorge, Friedrich A. (Friedrich Adolf), 1828-1906. person
associatedWith Weerth, Georg, 1822-1856. person
associatedWith Weis, B. F. person
associatedWith Weitling family family
associatedWith Weitling family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Iowa
Germany
Subject
Sewing machines
Collective settlements
Socialism
Collective settlements--Iowa
Inventions
Astronomy
Labor movement
Occupation
Socialists
Editors
Tailors
Inventors
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Birth 1808-10-05

Death 1871-01-24

German,

French,

English

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