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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on November 12th, 1919, "Agent #17" [Edward W. Graham] informs Beck that, after the previous night's meeting of the Industrial Workers of the World, one of the speakers, "R. Johanson", was arrested by "Two secret service agents". #17 reports that he was held without bail overnight, and that the I.W.W.'s attorney has not been allowed to meet with him. #17 reports that the other speaker from the previous evening,... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on November 12th, 1919, "Agent #17" [Edward W. Graham] informs Beck that, after the previous night's meeting of the Industrial Workers of the World, one of the speakers, "R. Johanson", was arrested by "Two secret service agents". #17 reports that he was held without bail overnight, and that the I.W.W.'s attorney has not been allowed to meet with him. #17 reports that the other speaker from the previous evening, "Dougherty", has not been arrested, but he informs Beck about Dougherty's widespread speech-making on the I.W.W.'s behalf, and reminds him of Dougherty's criminal record. #17 notes that Dougherty works "on the Times paper as a linotype man". The previous evening, #17 was in the basement of the Postal Building with I.W.W. members, listening to their feelings about "the lynching of one of the I.W.W.s at Centralia", and offers to give the names of "all the principal leaders here in Seattle". A note is handwritten underneath the report, recording... less
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