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Labor, Work, and Industry Collection, 1869-1989

University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives

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Chance and geography conspired early in the history of New England to lay a foundation for both industrialization and the rise of organized labor. This miscellaneous collection contains materials relating to work, business, and organized labor with an emphasis on New England. Among other materials, there are sets of by-laws, reports, and agreements pertaining to Masschusetts locals of IUE, IBEW, Cigarmakers International, Bricklayers, and Retail Clerks.

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