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Abstract 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.
Abstract Collection contains a seminar paper which analyses the involvement of the United Mine Workers in the Goldfield (Nevada) miners' strike of 1906-1908, the union's part in organizing the International Workers of the World, and whether the principles supported by either organization reflected the aspirations of the workers they represented. Material created by Ann Harvey in 1983.