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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on May 25, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by noting his attendance at the open air meeting at 4th and Virginia St., where Paul K. Mohr, president of the New Federated Unions, is the main speaker. Mohr emphasizes the importance of understanding "that there are two classes and that we have nothing in common with each other and cannot harmonize". He provides some examples of the class struggle, and tells the audience t... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on May 25, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by noting his attendance at the open air meeting at 4th and Virginia St., where Paul K. Mohr, president of the New Federated Unions, is the main speaker. Mohr emphasizes the importance of understanding "that there are two classes and that we have nothing in common with each other and cannot harmonize". He provides some examples of the class struggle, and tells the audience that "the workers must take over the means of production". Mohr suggests some methods of doing so, including one fairly lengthy example of carrying out a "strike on the job" in a logging camp. Mohr is followed by W. C. Smith, who explains his unwillingness to censor anyone and calls for volunteer speakers, but none are offered.From the meeting, #106 goes to the Labor Temple, where a member of the carpenters union explains his union's support for "Miller of the Engineers' union" as a replacement for State Federation of Labor President William... less
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