Labor unions -- Factionalism
Subject Source: Reuther Taxonomy
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Though collectively titled, the collection is largely that of Alfred Anderson. Mr. Anderson was an active member of Industrial Workers of the World and various Industrial Union locals during the 1920's, including Industrial Union 440. This small collection of artifacts and ephemera reflect his work with the union during that time.
Dates: circa 1919-1930
Abstract Though collectively titled, the collection is largely that of Alfred Anderson. Mr. Anderson was an active member of Industrial Workers of the World and various Industrial Union locals during the 1920's. The collection reflects the activities of Industrial Union 440, and the IWW, and particularly the controversies at both the national level and within the Industrial Union 440 during 1924-1925 which ultimately caused Mr. Anderson to withdraw from active union participation.
Dates: 1905 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1924 - 1925
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 Trautmann’s papers include a portion of an unpublished autobiography manuscript describing his experiences with the IWW and his involvement in various factional disputes.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