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Assorted telegrams from William Haywood. They were originally used as exhibits in the trial of the United States vs. William D. Haywood, et al. The exhibits were introduced into the trial of Michael Simmons vs. the El Paso and Southwestern Railroad Company through the deposition of John W. Hughes.

UA Special Collections AZ 114 box 1, folder 1, exhibit 36


July.6.1917.

Joe Oates.
I.W.W Hall.
Miami Ariz.
Good luck to the miners. Entire organization behind them. Must win no compromise. I will drop all plans, and be with you. Keep us posted. Send all news to the papers. Tell the diggers and mockers to double up on the machine.

     Little.
     Haywood.

     Charge. Industrial Workers of the World.


July.6.1917.

A.D. Kimball.
Miners Union Hall
Bisbee Ariz.
Good luck to the miners. Entire organization behind them. Must win no compromise. I will drop all plans, and be with you. Keep us posted. Send all news to the papers. Tell the diggers and mockers to double up on the machine.

     Little.
     Haywood.

     Industrial Workers of the World.


July 26, 1917.

W. H. Lewis,
Box 445,
Miami, Arizona.

     Stability of Oates and others to be commended. Situation improves. Miners on strike at Gogebic, Bessemer, Michigan. Northern peninsula and Mesaba range to follow.

     Wm. D. Haywood.

Chg. Acct. I.W.W.


July 26, 1917.

A. D. Kimball,
Executive Committee,
Columbus, New Mexico.

Hanson arrived. Perry has sent three thousand to Arizona. Best information is families are being provided. Strike is extending Leadville shut down also Gobebic Range Michigan, Mesaba Minnesota next.

     Wm. D. Haywood.

Charge I.W.W.


July 31st,1917

C. L. Lambert,
324 Kasota Bldg.
Minneapolis, Minn.

     Go to Besesber, Michigan immediately. Strike on. See Jacobson enroute.

     Wm. D. Haywood.

Chg. I.W.W. Acct.


August 1st, 1917

Rose Justh,
299 Erskine St.,
Detroit, Mich.

     Go to Bessemer at once.

     Wm. D. Haywood.

Chg. I.W.W. Acct.


August 3, 1917.

Charles Plahn,
Fon Du Lac, Wis.

Go to Bessemer, Michigan. Report at Finn all.

     Wm. D. Haywood.

Chg I.W.W.