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cover of "THE GOLDEN AGE":  A Journal of Fact Hope and Courage.  Vol. XVIII, No. 469,  September 8, 1937

"THE GOLDEN AGE": A Journal of Fact Hope and Courage. Vol. XVIII, No. 469, September 8, 1937

by Jehovah's Witnesses

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1937
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Brooklyn, New York: Golden Age Publ Co, 1937. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (32)pp; 3 political cartoons in the text. Printed on pulp stock; slight wear to lower part of spine. 8" x 11". Contents of this issue include: Less Demand for Human Labor; Unsavory Odors from Chicago; New Hosiery Mills in… Read more
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cover of THE SUPERIORITY OF TRADE UNIONS OVER COMPANY "UNIONS"  [bound with]  WAGE THEORIES

THE SUPERIORITY OF TRADE UNIONS OVER COMPANY "UNIONS" [bound with] WAGE THEORIES

by Green, William

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Published
1926
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1926. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. Two volumes bound as one. pp: 11; 12; printed on blue stock. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 7.5" x 5.25" William Green was then President of the A.F. of L.
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cover of MODERN TRADE UNIONISM

MODERN TRADE UNIONISM

by Green, William

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1925
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1925. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 16pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 7.5" x 5.25" William Green, then President of the A.F. of L., made this address before the Harvard Union.
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cover of THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR:  ITS LAWS, CHARACTER, STRENGTH AND MANNER OF WORKING

THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR: ITS LAWS, CHARACTER, STRENGTH AND MANNER OF WORKING

by Woll, Matthew

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1925
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New York: Workers Federation Bureau of America, 1925. Third Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp, including organizational charts and list of publications. Bound in printed brown wrappers, neatly removed from a nonce volume. 7.5" x 5.5" Matthew Woll was President, International Photo Engravers Union, and Vice-president, American Federation of Labor.
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cover of THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPORTANCE OF THE EIGHT-HOUR MOVEMENT:  Eight Hour Series, No. 2

THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPORTANCE OF THE EIGHT-HOUR MOVEMENT: Eight Hour Series, No. 2

by Gunton, George

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Published
1889
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1889. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 34pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6"
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cover of ORGANIZED LABOR:  ITS STRUGGLES, ITS ENEMIES AND FOOL FRIENDS

ORGANIZED LABOR: ITS STRUGGLES, ITS ENEMIES AND FOOL FRIENDS

by Gompers, Samuel

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1904
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1904. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp. Ad for "American Federationist" on back cover. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5" Gompers was President of the A.F. of L.
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cover of CONSTITUTION OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR:  As Adopted at the Forty-sixth Annual Convention Held at Detroit, Michigan, October 4-14, Inclusive, 1926

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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1926. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. pp: 47, (1), including an index to the Constitution and an index of labor literature. Bound in printed blue wrappers, neatly removed from a nonce volume. 5.75" x 3.5" [Not found in OCLC.].
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cover of THE SAFETY OF THE FUTURE LIES IN ORGANIZED LABOR.  A Paper Read before the Thirteenth Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor,  Chicago, December, 1893

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Washington DC: Press of the Law Reporter Printing Co, 1893. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 8pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6"
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cover of HAS THE NON-UNIONIST A MORAL RIGHT TO WORK HOW, WHEN, AND WHERE HE PLEASES

HAS THE NON-UNIONIST A MORAL RIGHT TO WORK HOW, WHEN, AND WHERE HE PLEASES

by Foster, Frank K.

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1926
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1926. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 9pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"
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cover of ADDRESS OF SAMUEL GOMPERS, PRESIDENT AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR, BEFORE THE ARBITRATION CONFERENCE, HELD AT CHICAGO, ILL.,  DEC. 17, 1900, UNDER AUSPICES OF THE NATIONAL CIVIC FEDERATION

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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1901. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 12pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6"
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cover of WAGES AND LABOR'S SHARE.  Research Series No. 2

WAGES AND LABOR'S SHARE. Research Series No. 2

by Kuczynski, Jurgen and Marguerite Steinfeld

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1927
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1927. First book edition. Softcover. Very Good. 62pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 7" x 4.5" This pamphlet collects five articles published in the "American Federationist," May-September, 1927: Wages in the Pig Iron Industry; Trade Unions and the Stabilization of Business; Fluctuations… Read more
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cover of TRADE UNION BENEFITS

TRADE UNION BENEFITS

by Perkins, George W. and Matthew Woll

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1925
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1925. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 37pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6" Examines compensation and added benefits as earned by a wide variety of workers: cloth hat and cap makers, ladies' garment workers, bridge and iron workers, printers, bricklayers, pressmen,… Read more
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cover of THE AMERICAN LABOR MOVEMENT:  Its Makeup, Achievements and Aspirations

THE AMERICAN LABOR MOVEMENT: Its Makeup, Achievements and Aspirations

by Gompers, Samuel

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Published
1914
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Washington DC: American Federation of Labor, 1914. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 40pp. Removed from a nonce volume; spine reinforced with archival paper. 9" x 6" Gompers was President of the A.F. of L.
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cover of 1890 HANDWRITTEN, CONGRATULATORY LETTER (ALS) FROM J.H. CAMPBELL, MAYOR OF DES MOINES, TO W.H. STOUTT, EDITOR OF THE UHRICHSVILLE, OHIO "CHRONICLE."

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1890. Original manuscript. Very Good. 2pp on two leaves of Campbell's Executive Department letterhead with an engraved view of City Hall. He addresses the editor as an old friend, congratulating him "upon the magnificent improvements just made to the Chronicle...," noting "the evidence of prosperity" and "your ability and peculiar adaptability for the paper and place...." … Read more
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cover of PENROSE VOTED AGAINST THIS ... A VOTE FOR THE WASHINGTON PARTY OR THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS A VOTE TO CONTINUE THAT  [political cartoon broadside]

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Washington DC: L.I.P. & B.A., 1912. First Edition. Fine. Display type surrounds a cartoon (7.25" x 12.25") that shows farm families in financial straits. A farmer is saying to his wife, "The factories closed, everybody is idle and penniliess! Soon there'll be no home market for our crops." Other areas of the cartoon show idle… Read more
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cover of LINCOLN BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1839-1939.  With a Foreword by James G. Randall

LINCOLN BIBLIOGRAPHY, 1839-1939. With a Foreword by James G. Randall

by Monaghan, Jay, compiler

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1945
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Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: xiv, 519; xi, 560 with index; 40 illustrations on 10 plates. Bound in blue buckram, gilt spine lettering dull as usual. 9" x 5.75" Contains 3,958 entries, many annotated.
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cover of POLITICAL PAMPHLETS [spine title]:  BOUND VOLUME OF TWENTY-EIGHT (28) PAMPHLETS RELATING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1877-1880

POLITICAL PAMPHLETS [spine title]: BOUND VOLUME OF TWENTY-EIGHT (28) PAMPHLETS RELATING TO THE PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, 1877-1880

by Republican Party

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1877
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v,p: v.n., 1877. First Editions. Hardcover. Very Good. Contents: Poore, Ben: Perley. The Life and Public Services of John Sherman. Cincinnati: Sherman Club, 1880. 43pp. Printed gray wrappers. / Sherman, John. Speech Delivered by Hon. John Sherman, Secretary of the Treasury, at Mansfield, Ohio, on Friday Evening, August 17, 1877. Washington:… Read more
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cover of THE QUESTION OF TARIFF REVISION.  A LETTER FROM THE AMERICAN IRON AND STEEL ASSOCIATION,  in reply to a circular letter dated July 17, 1885, from Hon. Daniel Manning, Secretary of the Treasury.  With an Appendix

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Philadelphia: American Iron and Steel Ass'n, 1885. First Edition. Softcover. Good. 43pp. Printed blue wrappers; removed from a nonce volume, back cover gone; spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.5" x 5.5"
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cover of THE PROSTRATION OF AMERICA'S INDUSTRY, REPEAL OF THE TEN PER CENT REDUCTION OF DUTIES.  Verbatim Report of an Interview between a Delegation of Manufacturers and the Committee of Ways and Means of the House of Representatives, at Washington, April 28, 1874.; "Phonographically Reported by the Official Reporter of the Committee."

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Philadelphia: s.n., 1874. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 35pp. Printed self-wrappers. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.75" Includes statements of delegates Joseph Wharton, Robert Patterson, and Samuel J. Reeves. [WorldCat finds five holdings of this pamphlet: NYPL, LC, Lib of Michigan, Columbia U, Wisconsin Hist… Read more
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cover of MONEY.  Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, December 30, 1890

MONEY. Speech of Hon. Wm. M. Stewart, of Nevada, in the Senate of the United States, December 30, 1890

by Stewart, William Morris

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1890
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Washington DC: [USGPO?], 1890. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 11pp. Self-wrappers. Neatly removed from a nonce volume, and spine reinforced with archival paper. 8.75" x 5.5" Stewart (1827-1909), American lawyer and politician, left Yale University in 1850 to join the Gold Rush to California, soon moving on from San Francisco to begin mining in Nevada… Read more
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