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Seven of the original ten Centralia Massacre defendents, 1921.

Scope and Content:

The Centralia Massacre--also called the Centralia Tragedy--occurred on November 11, 1919,

when the IWW Hall in Centralia, Washington was attacked during the

Armistice Day parade. The attackers, mostly members of the American

Legion, broke down the windows and doors. In retaliation, IWW members

killed and injured several of the attackers. Ten IWW members were put on

trial for murder.

General Notes: "[Back row - left to right: Bert Bland, John Lamb, Britt Smith,

James McInerhey; Front row - left to right: O.C. Bland, Roy Becker, Eugene

Barnett]"

 

Photographer:

A. C. Girard, Aberdeen, WA, photographer

 

Subjects (LCSH):

Industrial Workers of the World -- History.

Industrial Workers of the World.

   

Digital Collection:

 

Industrial Workers of the World Photograph Collection

 

Item Number:

 

Persistent URL:

 

Visit the Labor Archives of Washington State, UW Special Collections reproductions and rights page for information on ordering a copy.

 

University of Washington Libraries. Labor Archives Digital Collections.

 

Related Resources:

 

Labor Archives of Washington State Website

 

Labor Archives of Washington State Collection Guide

 

Finding aid to the Industrial Workers of the World Photograph Collection, Labor Archives of Washington State, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections

 

Finding aid to the Industrial Workers of the World Seattle Joint Branches Records, Labor Archives of Washington State,University of Washington Libraries Special Collections

  

Finding aid to the Industrial Workers of the World Seattle Joint Branches Records, Labor Archives of Washington State, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections

 

Finding aid to the Everett Prisoners' Defense Committee Records, Labor Archives of Washington State, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections

 

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