• Creator
  • Pearl, PhilClifford, J.B.
  • Created Date
  • 1921
  • Description
  • This report was delivered to the Seattle Central Labor Council by Phil Pearl and J. B. Clifford on February 2, 1921, and offers their assessment of the current state of affairs at the Seattle Union Record, a daily newspaper published under the auspices of the Council. The report begins by noting obstacles faced by the committee issuing the report, before examining the Union Record's financial condition. The report shares opinions voiced by wor... more
    This report was delivered to the Seattle Central Labor Council by Phil Pearl and J. B. Clifford on February 2, 1921, and offers their assessment of the current state of affairs at the Seattle Union Record, a daily newspaper published under the auspices of the Council. The report begins by noting obstacles faced by the committee issuing the report, before examining the Union Record's financial condition. The report shares opinions voiced by workers employed by the newspaper, and expresses disapproval of the leadership of the newspaper, who are characterized as capitalists profiting from the labor of others. Citing "dissatisfaction and disharmony" among the Union Record's employees, the report advises a series of remedies to make the newspaper a more "co-operative enterprise". This copy of the report is signed in pencil, with an added note by Clifford that indicates the partial nature of this report: he assures the council that a full report will be submitted in "about two weeks" once... less
  • Format
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    Report
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