• Creator
  • Coates, D. C.
  • Created Date
  • 1920
  • Description
  • This letter was sent from D. C. Coates, state chairman of the Triple Alliance of Washington, to Samuel Gompers, chairman of the American Federation of Labor, on March 10, 1920. Coates is responding to a letter Gompers had directed to the Central Labor Council of Seattle and Vicinity. Coates explains the origins of the Triple Alliance movement at the Washington State Federation of Labor's Bellingham conference in June, 1919, and its official es... more
    This letter was sent from D. C. Coates, state chairman of the Triple Alliance of Washington, to Samuel Gompers, chairman of the American Federation of Labor, on March 10, 1920. Coates is responding to a letter Gompers had directed to the Central Labor Council of Seattle and Vicinity. Coates explains the origins of the Triple Alliance movement at the Washington State Federation of Labor's Bellingham conference in June, 1919, and its official establishment at a convention in Seattle in February, 1920. He quotes the Triple Alliance's goals and founding principles, as well as the standards that are used to determine its membership. Coates notes that the Triple Alliance is not a political party, and suggests that it will operate much as the A. F. of L.'s Non-Partisan Political Campaign Committee. He assures Gompers that they will be very cooperative with Gompers's committee and suggests that Gompers see the Triple Alliance as "the medium through which your committee can reach the large... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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