Biographical Note

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Guide to the Wayne "Waino" Moisio Papers
1938-1962



Manuscript Collection No.: 5726
Accession No.: 5726-001
Creator: Moisio, Wayne , creator
Title: Wayne "Waino" Moisio papers
Date Span: 1938-1962
Quantity: 0.21 cubic feet (1 box)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Wayne Moisio was known for blocking a train from moving struck goods on the Seattle waterfront during the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime strike at the "Battle of Smith Cove." Moisio was nicknamed the "Train Stopper" as a result of the incident.

Scope and Content

Weekly time books and personal meeting notes from International Longshore and Warehouse Union, Local 19 member Wayne "Waino" Moisio. Moisio was known for blocking a train from moving struck goods on the Seattle waterfront during the 1934 Pacific Coast Maritime strike at the "Battle of Smith Cove." Moisio was nicknamed the "Train Stopper" as a result of the incident.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

The creators' literary rights have been transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Ronald Magden, 06/19/2012

Separated Material

Photographic prints and negatives accompanying this accession were transferred to the Wayne "Waino" Moisio Photograph Collection, PH Coll 1204 in Special Collections.


Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Moisio, Wayne--Archives.
Last modified: October 21, 2013
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