Industrial Workers of the World Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1032

Scope and Contents

The Industrial Workers of the World was a radical labor organization. The materials in this collection detail a local branch of the organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. The collection includes membership rosters, expense books, and minutes. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.

Dates

  • 1906-1907

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical / Historical

Local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada.

Extent

0.33 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.

Arrangement

Arranged by type of record.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned for microfilming by William Beko in September 1976.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Industrial Workers of the World Microfilm Collection
Status
Completed
Author
staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno Nevada 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)