1906 Membership Book for a Journeyman In the Tailors' Union of America (with) a Striking Card for the Same Member (and) a Wage Table for the Joint Board of the Cloak, Skirt & Reefermakers Unions of New York I.L.G.W.U.
(Journeymen Tailors' Union of America)

Bloomington, Illinois: Journeymen Tailors' Union of America, 1906. Three pieces of ephemera outlining the career of 'M. Gerber'; the membership book notes his name and the date of 1906 and his number and does not affiliate with a particular shop, 5 1/2 x 3 1/2"; much later, the somewhat crudely-made 'Striking Card' is from 1933, for the "Custom Tailors General Strike --September - Custom Tailors Department N.T.W.I.U." and notes the name of the shop as N.J. Connick of 718 5th Ave Irving Plaza approx. 3" x 5" size; and the Joint Board of the Cloak, Skirt & Reefermakers Unions of New York I.L.G.W.U. table '...showing wages for one hour calculated on a 44 hour week, 40 hour week and 36 hour week...' a and instructions on how to use the table of wages; 4 3/4" x 2 1/2" 'pocket' size; old soiling and wear; all three pieces in overall good condition and interesting garment workers' union ephemera. Good (Item ID: 20989)

$65.00

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