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1Title:  Roy Wortman Collection of the Industrial Workers of the World in Ohio Dissertation Research     
 Creator:  Wortman, Roy 
 Dates:  1914-2011 
 Abstract:  Roy T. Wortman, Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, amassed this collection for a doctoral dissertation while he was a graduate student at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, from 1967-1971. The Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) is a labor union founded in 1905 that promoted the concept of "One Big Union", and maintained workers should unite as a social class to promote industrial democracy as an alternative to capitalism. The collection consists of constitutions, contracts, correspondence, memoirs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, bulletins, court decisions, photographs, audio tapes, and microfilm. 
 Call #:  MS 5346 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Strikes and lockouts -- Ohio. | Hungarian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Scandinavian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
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