Welcome to the Debs Project!

This is an informational website and blog relating to the ongoing 6-volume Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs project, edited by Tim Davenport and David Walters, to be published by Haymarket Books of Chicago.

Working titles for the six volumes of the project are as follows:

Volume I: Building Solidarity on the Tracks, 1877-1892
[Release scheduled for Feb. 19, 2019.] 

 

Volume II: The Rise and Fall of the American Railway Union, 1892-1896
[Now in layout with the publisher, book scheduled for Aug. 20, 2019.]

Volume III: Path to a Socialist Party, 1897-1904
[Manuscript submitted, proof-reading pending. Book due early 2020.]

Volume IV: Red Union, Red Paper, Red Train, 1905-1910
[Research and writing now underway. Manuscript deadline Oct. 15, 2019.]

 

Volume V: Socialist Icon at Zenith, 1911-1916

Volume VI: The Perils of Pacifism, 1917-1926

 

Each volume will include an editorial introduction; articles, press statements, speeches, and open letters by Socialist labor leader Eugene V. Debs; photographs and cartoons from the contemporary press; copious footnotes, and a professionally-produced index.

Both hardcover and paperback versions of each volume will be published.

The editors solicit input from other Debs scholars in the United States and around the world. Please contact Tim Davenport: ShoeHutch@gmail.com