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Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: W-Z, Box 15, Folder: 2-3
Abstract John Walsh was a member of various labor unions, and served as strike committee chairman in the International Longshoreman’s Association, and as an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Mr. Walsh’s papers consist of correspondence between himself and his brother, Joseph Walsh. The letters convey Joseph Walsh’s observations about the Depression and the events leading up to World War II, and describe the working conditions of laborers, particularly that of miners, and the...
Dates: 1919 - 1936
Abstract Literary manuscripts and related papers, correspondence, daily notes and journals, reference and research material, notes, clippings, pamphlets, personal and family papers, and memorabilia, collected by Mrs. Vorse, writer, labor journalist, and social critic of the U.S. She also covered strikes, civil and labor disturbances, wars, revolutions, and political upheavals in other parts of the world. From the textile strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts (1912) to the textile strike in Henderson, North...
Dates: 1841 - 1966
Abstract A founding member and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), William Trautmann served as secretary-treasurer and on the first IWW executive board. As an IWW organizer, Mr. Trautmann led the 1909 McKees Rocks, Pa. Pressed Steel Car Company Strike and the Lawrence, Mass. textile workers strike of 1912. Mr. Trautmann’s papers include a portion of an unpublished autobiography manuscript describing his experiences with the IWW and his involvement in various factional disputes.
Dates: 1905 - 1920
- Labor unions 2
- Strikes and lockouts 2
- Textile Workers' Strike, Lawrence, Mass., 1912. 2
- Child labor 1
- Civil rights 1
- Labor movement 1
- Labor unions--Factionalism 1
- Politics, Practical 1
- Social history 1
- Women in the labor movement 1 ∧ view less
- Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America 1
- Textile Workers Union of America 1
- Trautmann, W. E. (William Ernest), 1869- 1
- Vorse, Mary Heaton 1
- Walsh, John, 1880- 1
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