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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on May 26, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by relating a comment made by "Fuller of the Electrical Workers" to the effect that the the electrical workers will not affiliate with the New Federated Unions unless it's evident that many other unions are doing so. #106 then goes to the corner of Occidental and Washington St., where he meets Johnson of the Soldiers & Sailors Union. After an initial discussion about the pro... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on May 26, 1919, "Agent #106" begins by relating a comment made by "Fuller of the Electrical Workers" to the effect that the the electrical workers will not affiliate with the New Federated Unions unless it's evident that many other unions are doing so. #106 then goes to the corner of Occidental and Washington St., where he meets Johnson of the Soldiers & Sailors Union. After an initial discussion about the prospects of Miller (a member of the Engineers union) unseating William Short as president of the Washington State Federation of Labor, Johnson becomes agitated about the idea that "political action" can succeed, insisting that "the only salvation for the workingman is the Industrial organization where all the workers constitute the power." The conversation continues with several other union members, until it is suggested that Hulet M. Wells will speak at the open-air meeting at 4th and Virginia the following Sunday. "Cassidy of the Socialist... less
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