E. F. Doree Papers

Accession Number: 
LP001658
Extent: 
.75 linear feet (2 MB)
Date: 
1918-1922

Edward Doree worked as an organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and served as treasurer of the IWW General Defense Committee. As secretary-treasurer of Textile Workers Industrial Union 1000 (Philadelphia) Mr. Doree was arrested as part of the mass arrests of IWW workers for alleged violation of the Sedition Act of 1918. Mr. Doree’s papers relate to his imprisonment and efforts to obtain amnesty.

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