Ben Legere papers, 1906 -1970.
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In 1919 delegates from most union locals in western Canada met at the Western Labour Congress in Calgary and resolved to conduct a referendum among Canadian members to determine if they would be willing to join a revolutionary industrial union to be called the One Big Union. By the end of 1919, a membership of 41,150 was reported in the 101 local units of the OBU which included large parts of the mine, transportation and logging labour force in western Canada. Although by 1923 the union was redu...
The IWW is a labor organization dedicated to uniting laborers around the world into a single large union. From the description of Collection 1916-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701431 Established in Chicago in 1905 by sponsors of socialism and the remnants of previous labor unions, including the Knights of Labor, Western Federation of Miners and the American Labor Union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), or "Wobblies", evolved into a radical industrial unio...
The Works Progress Administration was involved in various projects including the compilation of sources on American territories. The card catalogs for these were prepared at the Library of Congress and are now in the National Archives. From the description of Classified Alaska Bibliography, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 42927718 Works Progress Administration (later called Work Projects Administration) began operations in San Joaquin County, Calif., July 1935. County a...
Actor and union organizer for the American and Canadian labor movements. Held numerous positions in reformist political organizations and causes. From the description of Ben Legere papers, 1906 -1970. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321188 ...