|The picture shows all (12) Small Old Union Related Items in this lot. Please bear with me on the long description. The items are small and I need to type where they are from.|
The first item is an old unused imprinted leather advertising Safari wallet. Two sides of the inside are marked. One side has a badge looking emblem. It is marked as follows:
I. B. OF T.C.W. & H.OF A.
WAREHOUSEMEN AND HELPERS
UNION, LOCAL NO. 25
544 MAIN STREET
BOSTON, MA. 02129
WILLIAM McCARTHY PRESIDENT
JOSEPH CONLON SECRETARY - TREASURER
Next is a 1940 Dues Booklet for the
"UNITED BROTHERHOOD OF CARPENTERS AND JOINERS OF AMERICA"
This booklet was issued to a Rochester, New Hampshire man in 1940. It is filled in, stamped, has paynent records from 1940 to 1943, and has signatures. All of the perforated clearance cards in the back are present.
Next is a 50th anniversary brass letter opener / bookmark. It is all stamped. It has a union emblem and is marked as follows:
1939 TO 1988
OUR 50th YEAR
UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS
Next is a tin ruler. The print is worn from use, but it can still be read. It is marked as follows:
WORK UNION - BUY UNION
UNIED STEEL WORKERS OF AMERICA (?????)
FIVE GATEWAY CENTER
PITTSBURGH, PA. 15222
Next is a key chain with a brass medallion or fob. On one side there is a raised image of a building and it reads:
"JC 56 - DEDICATION 1967"
The other side has a badge looking emblem with two horse heads. It reads:
"ROY L. WILLIAMS - I.B. OF T.C.W. & H. OF A."
I think this is a teamsters item.
The last seven items in this lot are old (celluloid and tin) union pin back buttons. In no particular order they are marked as follows:
INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS
LOCAL B - 1262
AFFILIATED WITH AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR
UNITED STEEL WORKERS OF AMERICA
DUES PAID BY
IN'T UNION ALUMINUM WORKERS OF AMERICA
DETROIT BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL
APR - MAY - JUN 1946
UNITED STEELWORKERS OF AMERICA
CIO - USA
DUES PAID BY CHECK OFF
A.F. OF L.
(believed to be: International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers)
TRUCK DRIVERS, WAREHOUSEMEN & HELPERS UNION
To judge the sizes the brass bookmark / letter opener measures 5-3/8" long. These items vary from good all the way to near mint condition.