• Created Date
  • 1920
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on April 2nd, 1920, "Agent #106" relates a conversation with "Connors", who informs him that the Seattle Union Record may be hurting itself by publishing stories against the banking system, or encouraging workers to find jobs away from the city. Connors says that the Union Record needs to remember that the only way for them to exist is to promote Seattle businesses. Frank Turco tells #106 that labor will "make ... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on April 2nd, 1920, "Agent #106" relates a conversation with "Connors", who informs him that the Seattle Union Record may be hurting itself by publishing stories against the banking system, or encouraging workers to find jobs away from the city. Connors says that the Union Record needs to remember that the only way for them to exist is to promote Seattle businesses. Frank Turco tells #106 that labor will "make a real issue of the Centralia affair", since they have determined that the workers only fired their weapons in self-defense, but that most of the country's workers are unaware of the truth. Because they cannot trust the press, they will send speakers around the country to spread the information in person. Turco mentions an incident in Bogaloosa, Louisiana, where several A.F. of L. members were killed by the lumber industry, as evidence that violence against labor affects all the unions, and not merely the Industrial Workers of the World... less
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