we-never-forget-bloody-sundayConor Casey, Labor Archivist for the Labor Archives of Washington,
Nov. 1, 2016

Interview by Mike Dumovich:  Mike continues his special segment of We Do The Work called ‘Learn Yourself” that explores an historical labor event hoping to inspire listeners to learn more about Labor history.

This ‘Learn Yourself’ will be about the Everett Massacre, also called Bloody Sunday, where a confrontation caused 7 to 12 people to be murdered on November 5, 1916.

For more information, go to www.laborarchives.org, type in ‘Everett Massacre’ in search box or go to http://content.lib.washington.edu/portals/law/ or email cmcasey@uw.edu.

We Do the Work Comments:

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>  Hold the Fort song, a tune by Philip P. Bliss and this version is sung by Cameron Johnson.

>  On November 5, 1916, a dozen IWWs were shot and killed as they tried to enter Everett Washington by boat so the IWW members in the northwest will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Everett Massacre on November 5.

Mourn Not the Dead Poem by Ralph Chaplin, recited by Mike Dumovich.


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