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

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GUSN-326179

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
trade unions
carpenters
joiners
invitations

Physical Description

1 invitation ; 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.01.026.01.01.018

Image Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., April 11, 2001.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

invitations

Other People

McGuire, P. J. (Peter James), 1852-1906

Other Organizations

Wells Memorial WorkingmenÂ’s Institute (Boston, Mass.)
American Federation of Labor

Subjects

Washington Street (Boston, Mass.)

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