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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on September 7th, 1919, "Agent #106" describes his attendance at an open air meeting organized by the Central Labor Council in a lot on 4th and Virginia to protest the imprisonment of Hulet M. Wells. The first speaker, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) named Grady, relates his experiences in San Francisco at the time of the bombing incident for which Tom Mooney was convicted, and the reas... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on September 7th, 1919, "Agent #106" describes his attendance at an open air meeting organized by the Central Labor Council in a lot on 4th and Virginia to protest the imprisonment of Hulet M. Wells. The first speaker, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) named Grady, relates his experiences in San Francisco at the time of the bombing incident for which Tom Mooney was convicted, and the reasons he is confident that both Mooney and Wells are falsely convicted. He encourages the workers to "strike on the job", which he argues is a more successful tactic than outright work stoppages. The next speaker is Haughton, another I.W.W. member, who calls for a collection of funds to finance propaganda for the next general strike. A man named Miner follows, who talks about the labor situation in Europe, particularly the efforts of Russian workers in Petrograd to agitate on Mooney's behalf, which Miner argues is clear evidence that the Russians... less
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