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The road

by Tobenkin, Elias

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Published
1922
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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922. Hardcover. 316p., first edition, minor discoloration of the cover else very good condition. *Rideout novel. Hanna 3523. "Hilda Thorsen bears her illegitimate child alone and works in New York's garment industry to support herself and her son. She is gradually drawn into union activity and a close friendship with Socialist union organizer,… Read more
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image of ABC of Parliamentary Law: a brief handbook on rules of order for meetings adapted to the needs of labor groups and an appendix of charts, tables, examples, etc.

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New York: Education Department, ILGWU, 1936. Pamphlet. 32p., stapled wraps, 6x9 inches, wraps lightly worn, sticker residue on front wrap else very good condition. Variant with orange wraps, book list on rear, and no biographies on inside front cover.
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New York: Education Department, ILGWU, 1936. Pamphlet. 32p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly toned, staples rusted else good later printing.
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New York: Education Department, ILGWU, 1936. Pamphlet. 32p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps soiled and worn, pencil notation on front wrap else good later printing.
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image of Fun vaytn amol un haynt: mayne 60 yor lebn un kamf in der arbeter-bavegung פון װײטן אמאל און הײנט : מײנע 60 יאר לעבן און קאמף אין דער ארבעטער־באװעגונג

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New York: Aroysgegebn durkh a komitet, 1959. 276 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates; very good hardcover. Yiddish autobiography of the labor activist affiliated with Cloak Pressers' Local 35; later the National Treasurer of the Democratic Socialist Federation & President of United Hebrew Trades.
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New York: Morgen Freiheit Trade Union Committee, 1965. 32p., staplebound pamphlet, very good. Text in Yiddish, except for English title on verso of cover: I.L.G.W.U. and the needle trade workers. The Morgen Freiheit was the main Communist Party-affiliate Yiddish paper in New York.
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Di klokmakher un zeyere yunyons די קלאוקמאכער און זייערע יוניאנס

by Rosenberg, Abraham ראזענבערג, אברהם

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Published
1920
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New York: Cloak Operators' Union, Local no. 1, 1920. xiii, 251 pages, very good hardcover, text in Yiddish.
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New York: Aroysgegebn durkh a komitet, 1959. 276 pages, 7 unnumbered leaves of plates; very good hardcover, lengthy inscription by the author. Yiddish autobiography of the labor activist affiliated with Cloak Pressers' Local 35.
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New York: B. Khazanov Yubiley-Ḳomiteṭ, 1956. 187 pages, hardcover with cover design incorporating a hand wielding needle and thread; inscribed by the author. Text in Yiddish. Bernard Chazanow, a tailor by trade, had been involved in revolutionary activities in Russia before coming to the United States in 1909. His autobiography reflects on a lifetime of labor activism.
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Lebn un kamf fun a kloukmakher לעבען און קאמף פון א קלאוקמאכער

by Kushner, Meyer קושנער, מאיר

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Published
1960
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New York: Aroysgegebn durkh a ḳomiṭeṭ fun loḳal 9 Inṭernashonal leydis garmenṭ ṿorḳers unyon, 1960. 274p., very good hardcover, text in Yiddish except for English title (Life and struggle of a cloakmaker). Briefly inscribed by the author. Autobiography by the ILGWU activist.
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The real price of imports may be your job

by International Ladies' Garment Workers Union

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Published
1980
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New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, 1980. Four panel brochure, closed tear in one corner else good condition, 5.5x8.5 inches.
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Immigrant Women Workers Take On the Global Factory

by Louie, Miriam Ching Yoon

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Published
2001
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9780896086388
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Cambridge: South End Press, 2001. Paperback. x, 280p., softbound in 8x5.5 inch decorated wraps. Slight edgewear, a sound clean unmarked copy.
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Classical Korean embroideries

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Published
1984
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no place: Korea-Britain Centennial Committee / International Cultural Society of Korea, 1984. Paperback. Unpaginated, glossy paperstock throughout with color exhibit photography (several folded plates) and triple-column text; 9.5x9.7 inch glossy decorated wraps, somewhat edgeworn with corner-tips bumped. Folded plates are undamaged, item is sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy. FYI, we have seen another edition, no… Read more
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Discussion Bulletin, for New York - Nothern Jersey District

by Socialist Workers Party

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Published
1981
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New York: Socialist Worker Party, 1981. One item, , one staple in upper left hand corner, wraps, 8.5x11 Xeroxed copy, flashed along the edges, shelf and edge worn else in good condition. Contributions by SWP members on the Garment and Steel fractions and report on work in the Transit union in NYC.
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Labor history. vol 17, no. 1, Wnter, 1976

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1976
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1976. Magazine. pp. 5-122p, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, else in good condition. Articles include Organizing the Unorganizable: Three Jewish women and their union by Alice Kessler‐Harris, The California progressives: Labor's point of view by Mary Ann Mason Burki, New deal work relief and organized labor:… Read more
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Dynamic democracy

by Antonini, Luigi

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Published
1944
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New York: Eloquent Press Corp, 1944. xx, 463p., hardcover, spine darkened, mild shelfwear; inscribed and signed by the author. Despite the English cover title, the majority of the contents are in Italian. Antonni was General Secretary of Local 89 of Italian Dressmakers, the first vice-president of the ILGWU and a leader of the American Labor Party.
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100 Years of Western Wear

by Beard, Tyler, text, Jim Arndt, photographs

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Published
1993
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9780879055912
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Salt Lake City: Gibbs-Smith Publisher, 1993. Paperback. 160p., high-gloss alkaline paperstock throughout with well-reproduced color exhibit photography. Entirely sound and unmarked, with a faint tiny smudge to back cover, the sole hint of dust-soil. Very good copy.
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image of Photo Pattern. Created and Copyright 1948 - Pat. Pending. Designs by Fred Raposa. No. BT-1 Belts, Cal-carved by Wheeler of California

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no city, CA: Wheeler of California, 1948. Pamphlet. 11p., softbound, a large (9.5x12 inches) pamphlet stapled into decorated wraps. Plates exhibit patterns appropriated for widths 3/4" to 2" (with rather little variation, it seems to us), quite edgeworn and dust-soiled with severe abrasion to spinefold and a pencilled ownership. As is. Pedestrian, if classic, leaf, flower and acorn motifs.… Read more
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Sweatshop Watch: Volume Two, Number Two, December 1996

by Jo Foo, Lora, editor

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Published
1996
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San Francisco: Sweatshop Watch, 1996. Single sheet printed on both sides, 8.5 x 11 inches, very good condition.
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Paris: Maison Murat, 1925. 60p. plus firm's add-ons; the profuse illustrations are printed in sepia on cream tint-blocks with a terminal section showing certain paraphernalia (cigaret cases, cigar scissors, pocket knives, sewing kits) in blue on the same tint. Softbound, a 9.5x12.5 inch oblong folder fastened with a decorative cord (intact and presentable), cover titling embossed gilt, rubricated titlepage,… Read more
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