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  • 1919
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  • In this report to Broussais Beck on July 2nd, 1919, "Agent #106" describes the bustle at the labor temple surrounding an unsuccessful attempt to get the telephone operators to a meeting in Tacoma. While there, he spoke to "Charlie Doyle" of the Central Labor Council, who discusses the "Mooney strike situation" and explains why it would be better not to call a strike than to call a disorganized strike. #106 then speaks to a member of the barber... more
    In this report to Broussais Beck on July 2nd, 1919, "Agent #106" describes the bustle at the labor temple surrounding an unsuccessful attempt to get the telephone operators to a meeting in Tacoma. While there, he spoke to "Charlie Doyle" of the Central Labor Council, who discusses the "Mooney strike situation" and explains why it would be better not to call a strike than to call a disorganized strike. #106 then speaks to a member of the barbers' union about the bourgeois attitudes of most barbers.That evening, #106 attends the Central Labor Council meeting, where a vote will be held deciding whether or not to endorse the Mooney strike. He notes that the gallery is "full of the radical element", who insist the strike will occur regardless of the C.L.C.'s decision. The first order of business is a request that the council settle a dispute between Flagherty of the Millworkers local, and Percy May of the Longshoremen, which is settled in favor of Percy May. Several other questions are... less
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