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Rayfield Becker papers, 1919-1939

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Becker, Rayfield
Title
Rayfield Becker papers
Dates
1919-1939 (inclusive)
Quantity
.28 cubic foot
Collection Number
0972 (Accession No. 0972-001)
Summary
Papers of the Centralia Publicity Committee concerning the Centralia Massacre. Becker was a defendant in Washington v. Britt Smith et al, 1920
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English

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Becker was the last of the IWWs associated with the "Centralia Massacre, 1919" and was released from prison in 1939. He died in 1950.

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Papers of the Centralia Publicity Committee.

Letters from Becker to Julia Ruuttila, 1919-1939, concerning his release from prison, court papers, petitions, bulletins, affidavits, exhibits, resolutions; minutes of the Centralia Publicity Committee, 1920-1930.

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Restrictions on Use

Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

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