Consists of documents, photographs, newsclippings, correspondence and other materials related to the trials, convictions and
multiple appeals of Thomas Mooney and Warren K. Billings for the 1916 Preparedness Day Bombing in San Francisco. Materials
also include bound trial transcript volumes, a copy of Estolv E. Ward's manuscript,
The Gentle Dynamiter (later published), an unpublished manuscript by Thomas M. McDade on the case, and additional research files on violence and
labor defense, particularly related to the history of the United Mine Workers.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Labor Archives and Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote
from materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf
of the Labor Archives and Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission
of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.