Attorney General U.S. Webb (1906-1937) R177.010 Box 1/1 - Box 2/11

California State Archives
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July 2, 2014, 2:16 p.m. (view history)

Subject files kept by U.S. Webb and his office during his lengthy term as Attorney General.  Files contain correspondence, notes, drafts, testimony, court filings, charts, investigative reports, newspaper articles, and similar materials related to subjects of interest to or investigated by the Attorney General.  Subjects include Adjutant General (1919, 1921), Alien Property Custodian (1918), Clear Lake Railroad (1915-1916), Colorado River Compact and its ratifications (1921-1925), India Basin Bonds (1917-1919), Industrial Trade School Siting (in Modesto) (1909-1910), Law Enforcement Officers Conference (1936), Legal Advisory Boards (1917-1918), Mooney Grand Jury (1917), Norwalk State Hospital Charges (1919-1922), San Diego IWW (1912), San Francisco State Building Siting (1906, 1908), Saur Kidnapping Grand Jury (1912), Sonoma County Vigilante Matter (1935-1936), Stanislaus County Dynamite Case Grand Jury (1936-1937), Stockton Street Tunnel (1912), and Soboba Indian Lands (1910).  The San Diego IWW files relate to the Free Speech League, deportation of members of the Industrial Workers of the World (Wobblies), work of a vigilante committee, and the investigation of the situation by the Attorney General.

The Mooney Grand Jury folder (1/27) is of interest for Labor Agitators.  The file includes documents relating to the Attorney General's qualification for handling the case.