Nicolaas Steelink Papers

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Mr. Steelink was an IWW member convicted of criminal syndicalism in the California trials of 1920. He was a contributor for many years to the IWW paper, Industrial Worker, under the pseudonym, Ennaes Ellae. The collection is comprised of personal correspondence, including letters written during his imprisonment in San Quentin, and deals with the IWW, the trials and imprisonment, San Quentin, William Haywood's departure for Russia, civil rights, and economic questions. Correspondents include William T. Brown, Alice Chase, Lily R. Iverson, Fanny Bixby Spencer, Mrs. Fannia Steelink, and Harold H. Story, as well as a number of fellow IWW members, F.A. Blossom, Joseph Ettor, Scott Nearing, Fred Thompson, and others.

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