• Created Date
  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on December 20th, 1919, "Agent #106" relates portions of a conversation with "Hylan of the printers" who informs him that the printers strike, which began on September 1st, has been a success because it is employed across the whole trade and along the whole Pacific coast. Hylan points out that the daily newspapers no longer carry ads for the "open shop", and explains that this is because the printers refused to... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on December 20th, 1919, "Agent #106" relates portions of a conversation with "Hylan of the printers" who informs him that the printers strike, which began on September 1st, has been a success because it is employed across the whole trade and along the whole Pacific coast. Hylan points out that the daily newspapers no longer carry ads for the "open shop", and explains that this is because the printers refused to print them. He tells #106 that, when the daily newspapers agreement expires, they will demand shorter hours, and shut down every paper but the Union Record and the Forge to get that agreement signed. Hylan claims that, every time the authorities shut down the Equity printing plant, when it re-opens business is better than ever. He also shares his belief that the only "hundred percent Americans" are the men who defend their homes, as the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.) did in Centralia. Later, #106 speaks to "Mahoney of the I.W.W." who... less
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