Wilhelm Weitling correspondence, 1851-1852.

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Wilhelm Weitling correspondence, 1851-1852.

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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 p...