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  • 1920
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  • In this report to Roy John Kinnear on April 2, 1920, "Agent No. 172" describes the Carpenters' District Council meeting of the previous evening, which was attended by carpenters, pile drivers, and shipwrights. #172 notes that a report has been compiled on the Associated Industries of Seattle, which will be "published and sent to all the principal cities in the United States" within the following week. He also describes the creation of the Fede... more
    In this report to Roy John Kinnear on April 2, 1920, "Agent No. 172" describes the Carpenters' District Council meeting of the previous evening, which was attended by carpenters, pile drivers, and shipwrights. #172 notes that a report has been compiled on the Associated Industries of Seattle, which will be "published and sent to all the principal cities in the United States" within the following week. He also describes the creation of the Federated Film Company, which he considers "one of the most far-reaching moves ever started by organized labor". The company, which will be majority-owned by organized labor, will make "'economic' drama" that tells stories from the perspective of the labor movement. They intend to make movies in Seattle which will be sent all over North America, and according to #172 have secured contracts with "picture houses" that require the theater owners to show the film or else lose control of their business. He notes that the Boilermakers and the Central... less
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