Hall, Covington, 1871-1951. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Hall, Covington, 1871-1951.
Variant Name: Covami.
Historical Note: Covington Hall (1871-1951) was known as a radical journalist and organizer as well as proponent of "Industrial Democracy." His pen name was "Covami." He was a prominent member of the radical faction of the Socialist Party as well as active in the labor struggles of New Orleans. Hall played an important role in the affiliation of the Brotherhood of Timber Workers with the Industrial Workers of the World in 1912. He published Rebellion, a radical monthly in New Orleans and wrote articles for other national radical newspapers. He is the author of a book of poems, Battle Hymns of Toil, and Labor Struggles in the Deep South.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 133
Note Author: LAC Group