Hellraisers Journal: The Boise Trial of Big Bill Haywood Illustrated by C. N. Landon


There are no limits to which
powers of privilege will not go
to keep the workers in slavery.
-Mother Jones
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Hellraisers Journal, Sunday June 16, 1907
Boise, Idaho – The Great Trial from the Pen of C. N. Landon

C. N. Landon is our favorite illustrator, by far, on the scene, in Boise, at the trial of Big Bill Haywood. Today we offer several of his artistic representations which we were pleased to find in the Spokane Press, the Seattle Star and the Albuquerque Evening Citizen during the month of May.

May 13, 1907 – Miners Gather in Boise:

HMP, Miners in Boise, Spk Prs, May 13, 1907

May 13, 1907 – William D. Haywood:

HMP, Haywood by Landon, Stt Str, May 13, 1907

May 14, 1907 – Another View of Haywood:

HMP, Haywood by Landon, Stt Str, May 14, 1907

May 14, 1907 – The Great Clarence Darrow:

HMP, Darrow by Landon, Stt Str, May 14, 1907

May 17, 1907 – Mrs. Haywood in Her Invalid Chair:

HMP, Nevada Jane Haywood in WC, Albq Eve Ctz, May 17, 1907

May 18, 1907 – Attorney Edmund Richardson:

HMP, Richardson, Landon, Stt Str, May 18, 1907

May 20, 1907 – Morning Outside the Ada County Courthouse:

HMP, AM at Courthouse, Landon, Stt Str, May 20, 1907

May 21, 1907 – Haywood with Attorneys in Court:

HMP, Haywood Alert in Court, Landon, Spk Prs, May 21, 1907

May 23, 1907 – Haywood with Little Henrietta in Court:

HMP, Haywood and Henrietta in Court, Landon, Stt Str, May 23, 1907

May 24, 1907 – Annie Adams (Mrs. Steve Adams):

HMP, Mrs Steve Adams by Landon, Spk Prs, May 24, 1907

May 25, 1907 – Mrs. Adams and Mrs. Haywood in Court:

HMP, Mrs Haywood, Mrs Adams, Abq Eve Ctz, May 25, 1907

May 9, 1907 – Labor Wants Justice:

HMP, Justice Boise, Spokane Press, May 9, 1907

May 9, 1907 – Jacob Waldeck, John E. Nevins, and C. N. Landon:

HMP, Waldeck Nevins Landon, Spokane Press, May 9, 1907


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SOURCES

The Spokane Press
(Spokane, Washington)
-May 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/issues/1907/

The Seattle Star
(Seattle, Washington)
-May 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/issues/1907/

Albuquerque Evening Citizen
(Albuquerque, New Mexico)
-May 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84020615/issues/1907/

To double-check spelling of names and for
given names of wives:
Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town
Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America

-by J. Anthony Lukas
Simon and Schuster, Jul 17, 2012
(See index.)
https://books.google.com/books?id=d07IME-ezzQC

IMAGES
HMP, Miners in Boise, Spk Prs, May 13, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-13/ed-1/seq-3/
HMP, Haywood by Landon, Stt Str, May 13, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1907-05-13/ed-1/seq-9/
HMP, Haywood by Landon, Spk Prs, May 14, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-14/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Darrow by Landon, Spk Prs, May 14, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-14/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Nevada Jane Haywood in WC, Albq Eve Ctz, May 17, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84020615/1907-05-17/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Richardson, Landon, Stt Str, May 18, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1907-05-18/ed-1/seq-4/
HMP, AM at Courthouse, Landon, Stt Str, May 20, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1907-05-20/ed-1/seq-4/
HMP, Haywood Alert in Court, Landon, Spk Prs, May 21, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-21/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Haywood and Henrietta in Court, Landon, Stt Str, May 23, 1907
(Note: Landon continuously confuses Haywood’s daughters, Henrietta and Vernie. Henrietta was much younger than Vernie.)
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87093407/1907-05-23/ed-1/seq-11/
HMP, Mrs Steve Adams by Landon, Spk Prs, May 24, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-24/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Mrs Haywood, Mrs Adams, Abq Eve Ctz, May 25, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84020615/1907-05-25/ed-1/seq-1/
HMP, Justice Boise, Spokane Press, May 9, 1907
HMP, Waldeck Nevins Landon, Spokane Press, May 9, 1907
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn88085947/1907-05-09/ed-1/seq-1/

See also:
Bill Haywood’s Book
The Autobiography of William D. Haywood
-by Big Bill Haywood
International Publishers, 1929
https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/000859708
See Chapter XIII-The Boise Trial
https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015050276461;view=image;page=root;size=100;seq=211;num=207

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Are They Going to Hang My Papa?
Performed by John Larsen and Michelle Groves
Lyrics by Owen Spendthrift, 1907
http://steunenberg.blogspot.com/2009_08_01_archive.html