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Inventory of the William J. Lewis Collection, [1919-1959] (bulk 1933-1936)
larc.ms.0119  
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Box-folder 1/1

Correspondence 1934 March-November

Box-folder 1/2

Correspondence 1936 June-September

Box-folder 1/3

Telegrams 1934 March 22-May 8

Box-folder 1/4

Arbitration between International Longshoremen's Association and the Waterfront Employers Union 1934 July 4-1935 April 15

Box-folder 1/5

Scrapbook 1 [1919-1959]

Scope and Contents

Includes news clippings re: Harry Bridges' rise to power in union and ILA's attempt to stem his influence. Also includes 1934 cable from assistant to President Roosevelt thanking Lewis for his cooperation.
Box-folder 1/6

Scrapbook 2 1934 April-October

Scope and Contents

Includes newspaper strike photographs and mimeograph funeral procession/ farewell service for Howard Sperry and Nickolas Bordoise.
 

Pacific Coast Longshoreman, Tacoma, WA. 195 August 12-1936 April 20

Scope and Contents

Official organ of ILA Pacific Coast District vol.1, no.1-vol.1, no.28