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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on November 5th, 1919, "Agent #106" describes a conversation with "Mr. Nash of the Retail Clerks", who hopes to organize the women working in the department stores, though he believes the job will be exceedingly difficult until organized labor agrees only to patronize stores that display the union card. At that evening's Central Labor Council meeting, a committee advocates that pressure be placed on the typogra... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on November 5th, 1919, "Agent #106" describes a conversation with "Mr. Nash of the Retail Clerks", who hopes to organize the women working in the department stores, though he believes the job will be exceedingly difficult until organized labor agrees only to patronize stores that display the union card. At that evening's Central Labor Council meeting, a committee advocates that pressure be placed on the typographical union, whose members should refuse to print "lies about the coal miners' strike" in the newspapers they work for. A member of the typographical union asks if Frank Turco will become their censor, and criticizes the delegates for believing in a free press when it comes to the Union Record, while refusing that freedom to the city's other newspapers. He is roundly condemned for this. After many brief items of business -- most of which have to do with placing businesses on the unfair list -- Harlan calls attention to Governor Hart's actions... less
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