Tom Mann, first Secretary of the Independent Labour Party

Tom Mann (1856-1941) was a leading figure in the British labour movement, as an agitator, union leader, political party official and labour journalist. He was elected first Secretary of the Independent Labour Party in 1893 and founded the Workers Union in 1898. A member of the Socialist Party and later the Communist Party of Great Britain, he never lost his radical edge.
Catalogue reference: COPY 1/453B (1901)
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