• Created Date
  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on May 19, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by describing a conversation at the Labor Temple regarding the future of the newly-organized Federated Unions, before moving on to a conversation at the Collins Building regarding the next convention of the Washington State Federation of Labor. The men at the Collins Building express a desire to defeat the State Federation's current president, William Short, but they despair... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on May 19, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by describing a conversation at the Labor Temple regarding the future of the newly-organized Federated Unions, before moving on to a conversation at the Collins Building regarding the next convention of the Washington State Federation of Labor. The men at the Collins Building express a desire to defeat the State Federation's current president, William Short, but they despair of being able to elect a true radical. Later in the evening, #106 returns to the Labor Temple to attend the meeting of the Electrical Workers Local 77. Letters are read from the headquarters of the I.B.E.W. and from the Yakima local over a dispute between the two. The I.B.E.W. claims that Yakima's intention to strike locally will be a disruption that prevents a successful national strike, but Yakima claims that the I.B.E.W. is stalling and has no intention to call a strike. Yakima asks for I.B.E.W. locals across the state to meet and discuss... less
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