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Allan Pinkerton and Benjamin Franklin to J. E. Wootten, 1875-03-02
Communication encloses the report of operative, W. R. H., who is a member of the Mechanics and Workingmen's Benevolent Association and is operating at Frackville, Pa. Reporting on striking railroad workers, the operative notes that the discharge of prominent members of the local union branches by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company has led to much local discussion. The report covers 1875-02-19 to 1875-02-26.
Wootten, John E. (John Eastburn), 1823-1898Pinkerton, Allan, 1819-1884Franklin, Benjamin, 1830-1901
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency
Secret societiesEmigration and immigration--Social aspectsUndercover operationsPrivate investigatorsCoal miners--Societies, etc.Coal miners--Labor unionsIrish American labor union membersIndustrial relations
Molly Maguires (Organization)
1 item (4 pages)
Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
Reading Company records (Accession 1520)
Series III Subject Files, Box 1001, Folder 2
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Reading Company records (Accession 1520), Manuscripts and Archives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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