Lumber industry labor history research files, 1903-1956.


Lumber industry labor history research files, 1903-1956.

Notes, correspondence, printed materials, reminiscences, and related files collected by historian Frederick W. Kohlmeyer for the book Timber and men: the Weyerhaeuser story, documenting various labor-related aspects of the lumber industry, including labor policies, lumber trade statistics, strikes, and the activities of the Industrial Workers of the World.

0.25 cu. ft. (1 box).


SNAC Resource ID: 8343419

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