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Note 34. 28. ”—insisting that it would only serve to increase misconceptions of anarchism. In their theories, anarchists were ahead of their time. They believed in equal rights for all, without distinction of sex or race. 29 Yet, even within their own ranks, there were always anarchists who either shared the biases of the mainstream culture in deeming sexuality a predominately personal matter, or for whom even the most compelling issues of private life remained secondary both to their concerns about the public good and for the safety of their comrades.
46. See Letter from Alexander Berkman, 19 October 1892, note 3, for an exposition published in Prison Blossoms of the reasoning behind Berkman’s attempt to kill Frick; see also Letter to Augustin Hamon, 25 June 1897, note 7, for a statement of organized labor’s distaste and disapproval of Berkman’s attack on Frick. ” During the ﬁrst year of Berkman’s imprisonment, Goldman had been free to follow her own inclinations and interests. In her own ten months behind bars, lonely encounters with society’s imprisoned outcasts would become their poignant commonality.
Just when he seemed to be sinking beyond rescue, the companionship of his co-conspirators and fellow prisoners, Carl Nold and Henry Bauer, assuaged his pain. Nold and Bauer, German activists in Pittsburgh’s eight-hour workday movement, had been sentenced to ﬁve years in the same prison as Berkman for distributing an incendiary manifesto to the Carnegie steel plant workers at Homestead. Together, this trio created a secret magazine, Prison Blossoms— excerpts of which have been translated from German and published in English in this volume for the ﬁrst time.
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