James G. Newbill research materials on Yakima Valley labor history, 1909-2003  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Newbill, James G
Title
James G. Newbill research materials on Yakima Valley labor history
Dates
1909-2003 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.26 cubic feet (4 boxes plus 1 vertical file, including 3 sound tape reels and 25 CD-ROMs)
Collection Number
(Accession No. 5258)
Summary
Research materials, including interviews and transcripts, on labor history in Yakima Valley and the conflict between the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and orchard owners in the Yakima Valley, Washington, in 1933, conducted by labor historian and teacher James G. Newbill
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
Access Restrictions

Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

James G. Newbill is a labor historian and teacher from Yakima, Washington. His article “Farmers and Wobblies in the Yakima Valley, 1933” was based on the research materials included in the collection. It was published in Pacific Northwest Quarterly in April 1977 and in Good Fruit Grower in September 1996.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Research materials on labor history in Yakima Valley and the conflict between the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and orchard owners in the Yakima Valley in 1933, including interviews, questionnaires, correspondence, photocopies of photographs, and ephemera.

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Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5258-001: James G. Newbill research materials on Yakima Valley labor history, 1909-2001Return to Top

1.26 cubic feet (4 boxes)

Scope and Content: Research materials include interview summaries, questionnaires, letters, photocopies of photographs, audio taped interviews, research notes, and published materials. Comprising approximately half of the materials are research files relating to the conflict between the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and orchard owners in the Yakima Valley during 1933. The other half consists of transcripts of interviews conducted by Newbill. Interviewees were participants in the 1933 hop field and Congdon Orchards confrontations and included strikers, Yakima Valley residents, and law enforcement officers.

The major correspondent is Mark Litchman, Sr., the defense attorney hired by the IWW strikers.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access contact the repository.

Restrictions on Use: Some restrictions exist on copying, quotation or publication. Contact the repository for details.

Acquisition Info: James G. Newbill, 2001

Container(s) Description Dates
Series 1: Research Files
Box/Folder Accession
1/1 5258-001
Wayne State University Archives
1933-1951, 1974, undated
1/2 5258-001
Secondary Analyses
circa 1919-1969, 1931, 1967, undated
1/3 5258-001
State/Federal Reports
1931-1936, 1946
1/4 5258-001
Theses and Dissertations
1937-1971, circa 1972
1/5 5258-001
Mark Litchman Papers (University of Washington Libraries)
1933, 1936, undated
1/6 5258-001
Yakima County Archives and State Archives
1933-1935, 1973, undated
1/7 5258-001
ACLU Documents (University of Washington microfilm)
1933, 1974
1/8 5258-001
Chronology
1909-1933
1/9 5258-001
Relief Workers Incidents
undated
1/10 5258-001
Filipino and Japanese Incidents
1933, 1980, undated
1/11 5258-001
Hop Crises
1933, 1937, undated
1/12 5258-001
Fruit Incidents ( Herald and Republic accounts)
1933, undated
1/13 5258-001
Goolds - Communists
1933, 1972
1/14 5258-001
Other Newspaper Accounts
1933-1935
1/15 5258-001
Yakima Chamber of Commerce and Other Local Groups
1919, 1932-1933, 1972
1/16-17 5258-001
"Industrial Worker" Articles
1933-1934
Series 2: Publications
Box/Folder Accession
1/18 5258-001
Journal of Negro History
1970
Series 3: Lists
Box/Folder Accession
1/19 5258-001
Publications Used by James G. Newbill
1974-1975
Series 4: Notes
Box/Folder Accession
½0 5258-001
Re: Research
2001
2/1 5258-001
Various IWW, Communists and Socialists arrested or involved in confrontations
undated
2/2 5258-001
Various Law Enforcement Officers and Participants Other Than Laborers/IWW
undated
Series 5: Speeches and Writings
Box/Folder Accession
2/3 5258-001
Speeches and Writings
1977, 1981, 1996
Series 6: Photographs (photocopies)
Box/Folder Accession
2/4 5258-001
IWW Strikers
1933
2/5 5258-001
IWW Encampment
1933
2/6 5258-001
Yakima Valley Herald
circa 1933
Series 7: Drawings
Box/Folder Accession
2/7 5258-001
Drawings
1974, undated
Series 8: Interviews
Restrictions on Use:Restricted.
Box/Folder Accession
3/1-2 5258-001
Tape Recorded Interviews - 1933 IWW/Yakima
3 sound tape reels
Digital Content/Other Formats: The tape recorded interviews are also available on CD-ROM, box 4.
undated
3/3 5258-001
Summary of Interviews on 1933 Yakima Valley Labor Confrontations
2001
3/4 5258-001
Bannister, Elizabeth
1973
3/5 5258-001
Blankenbaker, Ned
1973
3/6 5258-001
Blankenbaker, Robert
1973
3/7 5258-001
Brackett, Cecil
1973
3/8 5258-001
Clark, Cecil
1973
3/9 5258-001
Clark, Ted
1973-1974
3/10 5258-001
Duncan, Harold
1973
3/11 5258-001
Eastman, Verna and Dewey Haines
1973
3/12 5258-001
Gilbert, Elon and Hallie Rightmire
1973
3/13 5258-001
Graham, Esther
1973
3/14 5258-001
Guns, Bert
1974
3/15 5258-001
Hale, Emory
1973
3/16 5258-001
Hill, Noble
1973
3/17 5258-001
Hughey, Joe
1973
3/18 5258-001
Hull, Carroll
1973
3/19 5258-001
Ingalsbe, David
1974
3/20 5258-001
Jarvis, Joseph
1975
3/21 5258-001
Karr, Chad
1973
3/22 5258-001
Krebs, Jake
undated
3/23 5258-001
LaFramboise, Leon
1974
3/24 5258-001
LeVesconte, G. R.
1974
3/25 5258-001
Lince, Robert
1974
3/26 5258-001
Litchman, Mark, Jr.
1974
3/27 5258-001
Madden, Charles, Sr.
1973
3/28 5258-001
Madden, Roy
1973
3/29 5258-001
Marshall, Robert
1973
3/30 5258-001
Martin, George
1973-1974
3/31 5258-001
Masterman, Norman
1973
3/32 5258-001
Melton, Dewrd W.
1973
3/33 5258-001
Mitchell, Edgar
1973
3/34 5258-001
Morrison, Charles
1973
3/35 5258-001
Mosebar, John R.
1974
3/36 5258-001
Nichoson, V. O. and Al
1973
3/37 5258-001
Rankin, Charles
1974
3/38 5258-001
Richardson, Liagett
1974
3/39 5258-001
Slavin, Joe
1974
3/40 5258-001
James, Scott
1973
3/41 5258-001
Schoessler, David
1973
3/42 5258-001
Staudacher, Martin
1974
3/43 5258-001
Steenbergen, Julian
1974
3/44 5258-001
Thomas, Eugene
1974, undated
3/45 5258-001
Thompson, Fred
1975
3/46 5258-001
Trindle, John
1974
3/47 5258-001
Van Eaton, Jane
1973
3/48 5258-001
Velsek, Charles
1975-1976
3/49 5258-001
Vincent, L. B.
1974
3/50 5258-001
Westbrook, Mary A.
1983-1984
3/51 5258-001
Williams, Riley, Ralph Sundquist, and Harvey Fergeson
1973
3/52 5258-001
Zier, David
1974
3/53 5258-001
Permission Forms
1973
Box
4 5258-001
CD-ROM copies of tape recorded interviews
11 user copies, 11 master copies and 3 data disks

Accession No. 5258-002: James G. Newbill research materials on Yakima Valley labor history, 1928-2003Return to Top

1 vertical file (3 items)

Scope and Content: Membership card, 1928, together with explanatory letters, 2003. This card is for the Parker Heights Men's Club, formed as a Yakima Community organization but used as a front for driving out the IWW from the Yakima Valley.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Presume may be copied or quoted.

Acquisition Info: James Newbill

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Labor disputes--Washington (State)--Yakima River Valley
  • Labor movement--Washington (State)--Yakima River Valley
  • Personal Names :
  • Litchman, Mark M., 1887-1960
  • Newbill, James G.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • Geographical Names :
  • Yakima River Valley (Wash.)--History--20th century
  • Yakima River Valley (Wash.)--Politics and government--20th century
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Interviews
  • Sound recordings

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)