The union label, its history and aims: prize essays. American Federation of Labor.

The union label, its history and aims: prize essays

Washington: American Federation of Labor, [1912]. 24p., wraps, 3.5x5.5 inches, very good.

Includes Epigrams, by Samuel Gompers, First prize essay by Walter Macarthur, Second prize essay by P. H. Shevlin, and Third prize essay by Chas. D. Hemming. Shevlin describes the origin of the first cigar labels in San Francisco, used to differentiate the product of white laborers from "the rat-shop, coolie-made filthy product" (p. 10).

Cat.No: 151160

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