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
- 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
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.
- Historic New England
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EP001: Ephemera collection
Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)
Wells Memorial Workingmen’s Institute (Boston, Mass.)
American Federation of Labor
McGuire, P. J. (Peter James), 1852-1906
- 1 invitation ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
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Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., April 11, 2001.
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