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Velsek, Jennie

 Person

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Charles and Jennie Velsek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP001104
Abstract A member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) for over 50 years, Charles Velsek served as secretary of IWW Agricultural Workers Industrial Union (AWIU) Local 110 and, for a brief period, as Chairman of the IWW General Executive Board. Jennie Velsek was an active labor advocate and participated in a number of IWW strikes. The papers of Charles and Jennie Velsek reflect their involvement in the labor movement and the activities of Local 110 in Yakima, Washington.
Dates: 1924 - 1978