Title:Funeral for a mill worker killed during IWW related protests in Aberdeen, Wash
Creator/Contributor:Gunter and Johnson
Photographs show a long line of people walking, carrying a sign which reads "Fellow Worker McKay Murdered at Bay City Mill
by a Co. Gunman May 3rd, 1923 A victim of capitalistic greed. WE NEVER FORGET!" The same sign is present at the grave, where
many onlookers surround girls with floral wreaths and other tributes.
Date:May, 1923 (issued)
Strikes and lockouts -- Lumber trade -- Washington (State) -- Photographs
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- United States -- Photographs
Centralia (Wash.) -- Lumbermen's Strike, 1919 -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographed by E. Saaris, and Gunter and Johnson.
The Lumberman and Longshoreman strike in Gray's Harbor, Wash. was to effect the release of I.W.W. members imprisioned following
the Centralia episode. During this strike, which ended May 13th, 1923, a stoker at a lumber mill was killed (c.f. New York
Times, May 14 1923, 8:1)
2 photographic prints : b&w ; 18 x 28 cm.
BANC PIC 19xx.334--A