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Carpenters, what do you want? steady work, good pay, good prices, eight hours a day, and decent treatment? Wells Memorial Hall, 987 Washington Street, Monday evening, April 15th

Item Information

Title:
Carpenters, what do you want? steady work, good pay, good prices, eight hours a day, and decent treatment? Wells Memorial Hall, 987 Washington Street, Monday evening, April 15th
Description:
The card is an invitation to carpenters to attend a union organizing meeting. P.J. McGuire, an early labor organizer, is listed on the card as is Harry Lloyd of Union 33. Music was provided by the Lyceum Orchestra. The card verso has an appeal to carpenters and joiners to consider their circumstances and attend the meeting.
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
invitations
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
EP001: Ephemera collection
Subjects:
advertising
trade unions
carpenters
joiners
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Wells Memorial Workingmen’s Institute (Boston, Mass.)
American Federation of Labor
McGuire, P. J. (Peter James), 1852-1906
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
1 invitation ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., April 11, 2001.
Identifier:
326179
Call #:
EP001.01.026.01.01.018