• Creator
  • Litchman, Mark M., 1887-1960
  • Created Date
  • 1922
  • Description
  • In this letter from Mark Litchman to Emmanuel Slater, written on December 26, 1922, Litchman brings his friend up to date on news from the Seattle labor movement. After some initial descriptions of the family's Christmas gathering, and his difficulties in keeping in touch with Slater, Litchman relates the current condition of the Seattle Labor College, and his attempts to boost involvement. He notes the recent success of a lecture series on ev... more
    In this letter from Mark Litchman to Emmanuel Slater, written on December 26, 1922, Litchman brings his friend up to date on news from the Seattle labor movement. After some initial descriptions of the family's Christmas gathering, and his difficulties in keeping in touch with Slater, Litchman relates the current condition of the Seattle Labor College, and his attempts to boost involvement. He notes the recent success of a lecture series on evolution by University of Washington professor Trevor Kincaid, and makes some remarks about other lecturers involved in the college. Litchman believes his college is doing "the only educational work in Seattle". The college received some recent publicity, he notes, when an agent for the Department of Justice informed a reporter about "a school for communism, run by Mark Litchman, a Russian Lawyer", with whom, the agent said, a group of I. W. W. (Industrial Workers of the World) members were associated. Litchman himself thanked the Department of... less
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 150 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2011