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Collection of identification photographs of Industrial Workers of the World strikers

 Collection
Call Number: WA Photos 718

Scope and Contents

60 identification photographs of 59 individuals arrested in connection with the Everett Massacre, an armed confrontation in Everett, Washington, between local authorities and members of the Industrial Workers of the World union (also referred to as "Wobblies") who had come from Seattle in support of striking shingle workers, on 1916 November 5. Identifications are stamped on the versos and completed in manuscript.

Listed information includes identification number, name, alias, crime, age, height, weight, build, hair, eyes, complexion, mustache, location of birth, occupation, date of arrest, date received, date of sentence, and sentence. Also included are remarks.

Dates

  • 1916-1922

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Collection of Identification Photographs of Industrial Workers of the World Strikers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Michael Vinson on the Frederick W. and Carrie S. Beinecke Fund for Western Americana, 2014.

Arrangement

Arranged numerically by identification number assigned to each individual.

Extent

0.33 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.iwwidentphotos

Overview

60 identification photographs of 59 individuals arrested in connection with the Everett Massacre, an armed confrontation in Everett, Washington, between local authorities and members of the Industrial Workers of the World union (also referred to as "Wobblies") who had come from Seattle in support of striking shingle workers, on 1916 November 5. Identifications are stamped on the versos and completed in manuscript.

Processing Information

Collections are processed to a variety of levels, depending on the work necessary to make them usable, their perceived research value, the availability of staff, competing priorities, and whether or not further accruals are expected. The library attempts to provide a basic level of preservation and access for all collections, and does more extensive processing of higher priority collections as time and resources permit.

These materials have been arranged and described according to national and local standards. For more information, please refer to the Beinecke Manuscript Unit Processing Manual.

Information listed in the finding aid taken from versos of identification photographs.
Title
Collection of Identification Photographs of Industrial Workers of the World Strikers
Status
Completed
Author
Sarah Lerner
Date
October 2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository

Contact:
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(203) 432-2977

Location

121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours

Access Information

The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.