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  • 1920
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on March 15th, 1920, "Agent #106" shares part of a conversation with Mike Cassidy, who notes that, instead of weakening the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) as they hoped to, the convictions and rearrests of the I.W.W. members accused in the Centralia Massacre trial are only working to the union's benefit. He believes that, as a result of these events, "the A.F.L. and the I.W.W. will be on closer terms ... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on March 15th, 1920, "Agent #106" shares part of a conversation with Mike Cassidy, who notes that, instead of weakening the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) as they hoped to, the convictions and rearrests of the I.W.W. members accused in the Centralia Massacre trial are only working to the union's benefit. He believes that, as a result of these events, "the A.F.L. and the I.W.W. will be on closer terms than ever." J. C. Mundy of the Central Labor Council insists that Seattle labor just needs to fight to maintain what they've previously won. He is confident that, after the oversupply of workers leave the city for jobs in the East, organized labor will be better positioned to negotiate with the Associated Industries. "Tinell of the Tailors" informs #106 that the tailors' strike, on since the previous fall, will continue unabated until they earn the respect of the Associated Industries -- Tinell notes that one firm has already broken away to... less
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