• Creator
  • Central Labor Council of Seattle and Vicinity
  • Created Date
  • 1919
  • Description
  • Excerpt from the "Proceedings of the Central Labor Council: March 3, 1915 to May 25, 1921". These are the minutes of the Seattle Central Labor Council's meeting on February 5, 1919, the evening before the beginning of the Seattle General Strike. The minutes list the communications received from many organizations on a wide array of issues, as well as listing the bills due that week. They go on to record the names of delegates whose credentials... more
    Excerpt from the "Proceedings of the Central Labor Council: March 3, 1915 to May 25, 1921". These are the minutes of the Seattle Central Labor Council's meeting on February 5, 1919, the evening before the beginning of the Seattle General Strike. The minutes list the communications received from many organizations on a wide array of issues, as well as listing the bills due that week. They go on to record the names of delegates whose credentials were presented at the meeting. A special order is made to hear the report of the Council's delegate to the "Chicago Mooney Congress", and Secretary James Duncan makes a public defense of his character against allegations made in a letter published in Chicago newspapers. In the "Reports from delegates" section, the minutes record the official stances of many local unions regarding the general strike, as they were reported by the unions' delegates to the Council. The Council moves to suspend the salaries of the Secretary and the Business Agent... less
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