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In response to the proposed legislation for the Kansas Court of Industrial Relation or the "anti-strike law", the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron Ship Builders writes to Kansas Governor Allen, "we stand true to the dictations of our International Officers and should they order us to protest this legislation, should it be enacted, by striking, or by other means, we would not hesitate to obey their orders". Governor Allen responds by saying there are two classes of labor, one class is patient and so their interests will be considered and another class who likes to use intimidation, but he warns "...by strike nor by other means, shall we bow to the threat of violence and make the law the handmaiden of intimidation."

Creator: Allen, Henry Justin, 1868-1950
Date: January 5 - 11, 1920

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Item Number: 213491
Call Number: Governors Office Correspondence Governor Henry Allen Box 12 Folder Court of Industrial Relations N
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213491

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