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  • 1920
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  • In this labor spy report given to Broussais Beck on June 4, 1920, "Agent #17" [Edward W. Graham] describes the meeting of the Industrial Workers of the World District Organization Committee at the Labor Temple. #17 begins by listing "important resolutions" debated at the I.W.W. convention in Superior, Wisconsin. The resolutions range from raising dues and internally reorganizing the union to coordinating strike propaganda and attempting to boo... more
    In this labor spy report given to Broussais Beck on June 4, 1920, "Agent #17" [Edward W. Graham] describes the meeting of the Industrial Workers of the World District Organization Committee at the Labor Temple. #17 begins by listing "important resolutions" debated at the I.W.W. convention in Superior, Wisconsin. The resolutions range from raising dues and internally reorganizing the union to coordinating strike propaganda and attempting to boost the union's international ties. William Haywood is mentioned as having spoken to the convention. The local committee concurred with all of the actions taken by the national convention. #17 records that a mass meeting is planned for June 5 at the Labor Temple, where Elmer Smith, one of the 11 men convicted in the Centralia Massacre trial at Montesano, will speak. #17 closes by noting that George Vanderveer is in Chicago handling appeals for I.W.W. members there, after which he will return to the west to defend 25 members currently accused in... less
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