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November 5, 1916

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Approximately 300 members of the Industrial Workers of the World attempt to arrive at Everett, Washington, from Seattle by boat.  Everett’s sheriff and about 200 armed men met them at the dock to prevent them from landing and a gun battle ensued in which five Wobblies and two of the sheriff’s deputies were killed.  [Photo:  Everett Massacre funeral attendees gathered by headstones, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, November 18, 1916.]

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