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A Look Back: Pages out of American Labor's Past

A Look Back: Pages out of American Labor's Past

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A Look Back: Pages out of American Labor's Past

by DRESSMAKERS UNION LOCAL 22

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New York: Dressmakers Union Local 22, 1950. First Edition. Oblong quarto (23cm x 30cm). Staple-bound, pictorial card wrappers; [36]pp; chiefly illus. Mild external dusting; Near Fine. Pictorial history of American labor struggles, beginning with the birth of the AFL (1886) and concluding with the massive protest by Dressmakers on the streets of New York City in May, 1949. Issued as a premium for distribution at the 50th Anniversary Convention of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union. An uncommon and graphically interesting ILGWU souvenir album.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
25242
Title
A Look Back: Pages out of American Labor's Past
Author
DRESSMAKERS UNION LOCAL 22
Book Condition
Used
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1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Dressmakers Union Local 22
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1950
Keywords
ilgwu
Bookseller catalogs
Labor History; Photography; Needle Trades;

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