From the Bottom Up eBook

Derry Irvine, Baron Irvine of Lairg
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 265 pages of information about From the Bottom Up.

CHAPTER PAGE I. Boyhood in Ireland 3

   II.  The Beginning of an Education 24

  III.  On Board a Man o’ War 40

   IV.  Problems and Places 53

    V. The Gordon Relief Expedition 63

   VI.  Beginnings in the New World 82

  VII.  Fishing for Men on the Bowery 90

 VIII.  A Bunk-house and Some Bunk-house Men 105

   IX.  The Waif’s Story 119

    X. I Meet Some Outcasts 126

   XI.  A Church in the Ghetto 144

  XII.  Working Way Down 156

 XIII.  Life and Doubt on the Bottoms 166

  XIV.  My Fight in New Haven 183

   XV.  A Visit Home 193

  XVI.  New Haven Again—­and a Fight 207

 XVII.  I Join a Labour Union and Have Something
       to Do with Strikes 213

XVIII.  I Become a Socialist 235

  XIX.  I Introduce Jack London to Yale 250

   XX.  My Experiences as a Labourer in the Muscle
       Market of the South 256

  XXI.  At the Church of the Ascension 274

XXII.  My Socialism, My Religion and My Home 285


Alexander Irvine, 1909 Frontispiece

Mr. Irvine’s Birthplace 4

Where Irvine Spent His Boyhood 8

Alexander Irvine as a Marine 38

Officers of H.M.S.  “Alexandra” Ashore at Cattaro 50

A Page from Mr. Irvine’s Diary 54

Dowling, Tinker and Colporter 110

Alexander Irvine.  From a sketch by Juliet Thompson 146

State Convention of the Socialist Party of Connecticut 238

The Lunch Hour in an Interborough Shop 248

Alexander Irvine and Jack London 252

In Muckers’ Camp in Alabama 258

Irvine and Three Other Muckers as They Left Greenwich
  Street for the South 258

Irvine, Punching Logs in the Gulf of Mexico, 1907 270

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