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That damned democrat: John Norton, an Australian populist, 1858-1916 (Don Woodward Collection)

From the Collection of Unions Ballarat 24 Camp Street Ballarat Victoria

Description
Book; 178 pages.

Dustjacket: pink background; illustration of Norton wielding a stick and a woman; picture of jury testimonials about Norton; photo of Norton's grave (back); black lettering; author's name and title.

Cover: brown background; gold lettering; author's name and title.
Size
24 cm
Object Registration
B0673
Keywords
btlc, ballarat trades hall, ballarat trades and labour council, norton, john (1858-1916), media - australia, labor movement, biography, trades union congress - paris, trades union congress - britain
Historical information
Biography of John Norton (1858-1916) and examples of his journalistic works. Norton was a journalist and a propagandist for the labor movement. He was a delegate to the trades union congresses in London and Paris. He was a representative of for the Phillip and Flinders wards on Sydney Municipal Council. Norton's personal history includes accusations of violent behaviour, moral turpitude, fraud and deception, blackmail, theft and murder.
When Made
1981
Made By
Cannon, Michael (Maker)
Significance
Trade unions - NSW. Politics - municipal councils. Media - journalism.
Inscriptions & Markings
In blue ink, "CM7486".
Last updated
4 Dec 2018 at 4:29PM