“’Give a Shantyboy Whisky and His Head Will Go ‘Round’: Liquor and Logging on the British Columbia Coast”, by Kaden Walters

Hello readers! It’s been a quiet last couple of months on the blog, however, this doesn’t reflect the great deal of work that has gone on around here. Since my last post in January, I have spent the following few months away from the archive to focus on university, but Henry has been here aloneContinue reading ““’Give a Shantyboy Whisky and His Head Will Go ‘Round’: Liquor and Logging on the British Columbia Coast”, by Kaden Walters”

“Part 1: Union Certification Challenged from Within” by John Mountain, Digging into History 2.11 (November 2020)

In this month’s deep dig, I’m burrowing into a situation that happened sixty years ago when some IWA members – powerhouse workers – thought they could get a better deal for themselves if they explored a relationship with another union. As an IWA rank and file member at the sawmill level and then as anContinue reading ““Part 1: Union Certification Challenged from Within” by John Mountain, Digging into History 2.11 (November 2020)”

“Digging into History: An Interview with Early Union Activist Ernie Dalskog Part 3” by John Mountain, Vol. 2 No. 5 (May 2020)

Deep Dig for May 2020 Ernie Dalskog: An Interview with an Early Union Activist – This month, I offer the third part of an Ernie Dalskog interview by IWA Historian Clay Perry. In 1979, IWA Legislative Director Clay Perry sat down with Ernie Dalskog to talk for a few hours about his early days asContinue reading ““Digging into History: An Interview with Early Union Activist Ernie Dalskog Part 3” by John Mountain, Vol. 2 No. 5 (May 2020)”

“Digging into History: An Interview with Early Union Activist Ernie Dalskog Part 1” by John Mountain, Vol. 2 No. 3 (March 2020)

Ernie Dalskog: An Interview with an Early Union Activist Part 1 – In 1979, IWA Legislative Director Clay Perry sat down with Ernie Dalskog to talk for a few hours about his early days as an union activist. Clay Perry was considered an IWA Historian and in addition to holding the Office of Legislative DirectorContinue reading ““Digging into History: An Interview with Early Union Activist Ernie Dalskog Part 1” by John Mountain, Vol. 2 No. 3 (March 2020)”

“Digging into History” by John Mountain, Vol. 1 No. 1 (January, 2019)

These first few blog posts are backdated issues of John Mountain’s historical newsletter “Digging into History”. As of March 2020, John had been working on sorting the collection for over a year and a half, publishing a newsletter every month detailing his findings. Every magazine article or piece of writing created for public consumption normallyContinue reading ““Digging into History” by John Mountain, Vol. 1 No. 1 (January, 2019)”

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