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Arne Johnson fonds
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1934 strike materials

“Memorandum of proceedings” for negotiations between the union and the various lumber employers. March 8th, 1934.Personal note made by Johnson calculating the pay scale for workers after the strike.Record entitled “Wage Scale Before the Strike of ...

<em>The Fisherman</em> article controversy

Includes newspaper clippings and correspondence relating to an article which appeared in <em>The Fisherman</em> in July of 1962.Incoming letter from: “Operator 212”, July 21st, 1962.Incoming letter from: George North, Managing Editor, ...

<em>Tough Timber</em> controversy

Contains correspondence and extended personal notations by Johnson relating to the historical controversies contained in <em>Tough Timber</em>.Incoming letter, from: Myrtle and Hjalmer Bergren, May 31, 1966.Incoming letter, from: Myrtl...

<em>Tough Timber</em> controversy

Contains correspondence and a number of drafts a document created by Johnson relating to the historical controversies contained in <em>Tough Timber</em>.Incoming letter, from: [HP?], Thursday, Feb 9th, 1967.Incoming letter, from: “Al”,...

Arne Johnson fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1662
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1970

The fonds consists of documents relating to his career in logging, including membership cards in various union organizations; correspondence with Myrtle Bergren relating to her book, <em>Tough Timber</em>, on the history of the loggers...

Johnson, Arne

Correspondence

Series consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence relating to his activities as a member of logging unions, 1937-38, and his input and opinions on Myrtle Bergren’s book, <u>Tough Timber</u>, on the history of the loggers of Briti...

Correspondence

Incoming letter, from: John Ferguson, Oct. 8th 1934.Incoming NSF cheque, from: The Royal Bank of Canada, Nov. 5th 1935.

Correspondence : incoming

Lumber and Sawmill Workers’ Union, Local No. 2783.June 11, 1937June 25, 1937July 23, 1937Lumber and Sawmill Workers’ Union, Local No. 71.Aug. 26, 1937Jan. 21, 1938April 22, 1938April 25, 1938

Correspondence : outgoing

Bergren, Myrtle and Hjalmar Aug. 14, 1963Nine letters relating to the publication of Tough Timber and His recollections of past historical events.Sept. 19, 1963Aug. 31, 1965June 19, 1965Oct. 23, 1965Dec. 1, 1965Jan. 3, 1967Comments n.d.[typescript...

Ephemera

Series consists of documents relating to his work and union activities such as membership books, receipts, and credentials.

Historical controversies

Series consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings and an extensive personal note relating to two historical controversial published histories of the ILWU’s activities in the 1930s. One of these publications was the 1966 book Tough Timber writ...

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