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Ray Becker imprisonment related letters

 Collection — Box: BW 22, Folder: 1 [X031660930]
Identifier: MSS 16450

Scope and Contents Note

The Ray Becker imprisonment related letters collection 1935; 0.03 cobic feet) consists of two autograph letters signed by John Dos Passos June 1 and 4, 1935, to Kate Crane-Gartz, accompanied by a four-page autograph letter to Dos Passos from Ray Becker dated January 22, 1935. Dos Passos writes to the Pasadena heiress and supporter of workers' causes, Kate Crane-Gantz, about the case of Ray Becker, the last of the I.W.W. "Wobblies," to be in prison in the aftermath of the 1919 Armistice Day massacre at Centralia, Washington.

Dates

  • 1935

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Provenance

Accession 2019-0157, Purchased 18 February 2019; President’s Fund (Clifton Waller Barrett), 2018/2019.
Title
Ray Becker imprisonment related letters
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
4 February 2020
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States