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Related Material

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Guide to the Industrial Workers of the World Records
1906-1944, undated



Manuscript Collection No.: 0691, 1975, 2160, 2235
Creator: Industrial Workers of the World , creator
Title: Industrial Workers of the World records
Date Span: 1906-1944, undated
Quantity: approximately .05 cubic feet of textual materials
1 microfilm cassette (negative)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

Radical labor organization.

Formed in Chicago in 1905 by the Western Federation of Miners, other labor groups, Eugene Debs and Daniel De Leon. They chose to use a strictly non-political approach and to organize the disenfranchized. Post war suppression weakened the organization, but it still exists, but with few members.

Scope and Content

Consult the scope and content information for each of the accessions listed below.

Restrictions on Access

Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Related Material

Materials of the organization can also be found in the guides to the Industrial Workers of the World Seattle Joint Branches Records, Accession No. 0544-001 and Industrial Workers of the World California Office Records, Accession No. 4762-001.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 0691-001
Industrial Workers of the World records, undated
5 items
Scope and Content
Typescript of poster addressed to "Fellow Worker" (circa 1921); Minutes of the 14th General Convertion of the Industrial Workers of the World, 1922; One Big Union of All Workers pamphlet, fouth revised edition 1944; "You've asked the questions we're proud to answer about-- The IWW, undated; Workers songs, Pacific Northwest Labor School, volume one, undated.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
William Hopkins, Economics Dept., February 08, 1967.

  
Accession No. 1975-001
Industrial Workers of the World records, undated
.05 cubic feet
Scope and Content
Ephemera.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Arthur Miller, Executive Board Member, IWW, Chicago, August 03, 1972.

  
Accession No. 2160-001
Industrial Workers of the World records, 1906-1911
1 volume
Scope and Content
Bound facsimile copy of minutes of the general executive board, 1906-11, of this radical labor organization.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Wayne State University, January 25, 1973.

  
Accession No. 2235-001
Industrial Workers of the World records, 1927-1928
1 microfilm cassette (negative)
Scope and Content
Selections from the original papers of the IWW, 1927-1928.
Material is from Box 4, folders 3-8 of Accession no. 544-001, regarding the Colorado Mine Strike of 1927-1928.
Restrictions on Access
Access restricted: For terms of access contact repository. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Microfilmed from the originals by the UW Microfilming Services for Stephen Brier, UCLA, February 01, 1974.

Subject Terms

Organizations:
Industrial Workers of the World--Archives.
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