Barker, Tom (1887 - 1970)
- Activist, Editor and Syndicalist
Barker had worked as a farm labourer and tram conductor before becoming a leader in the International Workers of the World. He was the editor of the IWW's weekly newspaper Direct Action.
See Eric Fry, 'Barker, Tom (1887 - 1970)', Australian Dictionary of Biography Online.
- Milner, Andrew, 'Radical Intellectuals: an unacknowledged legislature?', in Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee (eds), Constructing a culture: a people's history of Australia since 1788, McPhee Gribble/ Penguin Books, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 259-84. PDF Details
- New South Wales Legislative Assembly, Inquiry Under the Police Inquiry Act, 1918: Report of Mr Justice Street, the Commissioner Appointed by the Act, William Applegate Gullick, Government Printer, this scan courtesy State Library of Victoria and Simon Pickering, Sydney, 28 August, 65 pp. PDF Details
- Direct Action: Paper of the Industrial Workers of the World, vol. 4, no. 120, Industrial Workers of the World [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, May 5, 1917. Image PDF Details
- Direct Action: Paper of the Industrial Workers of the World, vol. 3, no. 106, Industrial Workers of the World [This scan courtesy of the State Library of Victoria], Sydney, January 27, 1917. image PDF Details
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