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Solidarity, New York

An International Review of Anarchist Communism.

lundi 12 mars 2012, par pierre

New York. Vol.I # 1 (June 18, 1892) - # 22 (1893) ; new series Jan. 15-Apr.15, 1895 (8 issues).

Publ. and Ed. [S. Merlino] ;

continued by John H. Edelmann ed. with the subtitle "An International Review of Anarchist Communism".

Semi-monthly.

New York, Published at No. 50 East First St., New York City.

Issued by the Solidarity Group of New York and Newark

26,5 x 35,5

Vol. I, 1 (Jan. 15, 1895) - Vol. I, 8 (Apr. 15, 1895). 8 issues.
Vol. I, 9 (March 15, 1898 - Vol. I, 11 (Apr. 15, 1898).

Interrupted from Apr. 15, 1895 - March 1898. Most of the money that Kropotkin received on his American tour was given to John Edelmann to revive his journal. But the paper suspended again publication after 8 numbers beause it ran out of money. [1].

"John H. Edelmann assumed responsibility for issuing Solidarity when Saverio Merlino left for Europe. J. H. Edelmann, ’To the Readers of Solidarity,’ Solidarity, 22 (July 29, 1893) : 1. I have chosen to credit Merlino as editor for the first fifteen issues, given the evidence that he was already in Europe by the time no. 16 (Feb. 9, 1893) was issued. See S. Merlino, ’Letter from England. The Scotch Anarchists’ Conference,’ Solidarity, 16 (Feb. 9, 1893) : 2-3." Ernesto H. Longa, Anarchist Periodicals in English Published in the United States (1833-1955). : An Annotated Guide. p. 249.

Among its contributers were John Turner, who gave many news about the English working class ; Emma Goldman ; Voltairine de Cleyre ; F. A. Frank, H. M. Kelly. There were also articles by P. Kropotkin and by Giovani Rossi, " ’Caecilia’ : Notes on an Experimental Anarchistic Colony in Brazil." I : 1 (Jan. 1, 1895 - I, 6 (March 15, 1895).

it also distributed Victor Drury’s book, Polity of the Labor Movement

Solidarity ; a fortnightly review of the relations between different sections of the working community of the United States and an exponent of anarchist-socialism.

Ishill Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard : f *62-279 (Disbound.) ; Labadie Collection : scattered issues (until # 8 (March 18, 1893) ; Yale University Library has [ser.1] no.3(1892:July 9), [ser.1] no.6(1892:Sept.8), [ser.1] no.19(1893:Apr.22) [ser.1] no.21(1893:June 24)-[ser.1]no.22(1893:July 29) [ser.2] v.1:no.1(1895:Jan.1)-[ser.2] v.1:no.9(1895:Apr.15) [ser.2] v.1:no.11(1898:Mar.15)-[ser.2] v.1:no.12(1898:May 1)

Ref. : Max Nettlau, Bibliographie de l’anarchie, 1897. p. 183.


[1Paul Avrich, Anarchist Portraits, Princeton University Press, 1988. p. 91