• Creator
  • Poindexter, Miles
  • Created Date
  • 1920
  • Description
  • Washington State Senator Miles Poindexter writes a response to Hougton, Washington resident A.H. Curtis regarding anti-strike legislation. In his letter, Curtis criticized the legislation for punishing workers for striking rather than enforcing fair work conditions. Poindexter responds by arguing that Congress does strive to improve labor conditions. Poindexter discusses railroad companies specifically. Poindexter also emphasizes his focus on ... more
    Washington State Senator Miles Poindexter writes a response to Hougton, Washington resident A.H. Curtis regarding anti-strike legislation. In his letter, Curtis criticized the legislation for punishing workers for striking rather than enforcing fair work conditions. Poindexter responds by arguing that Congress does strive to improve labor conditions. Poindexter discusses railroad companies specifically. Poindexter also emphasizes his focus on the public good. He writes that neither the employee nor the employer should have full power, but the government should regulate disputes. less
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    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2013