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Shoemakers Union Minute Book

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.106

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Scope and Contents

Account books for the Shoemakers Union,  local 357,  from Bridgewater, Massachusetts.  One book has label, "Boot and Shoe Work Union, Local 357, Recorder Book.  Books include list of members, applications for membership, dues , fines, death benefits, strikes and more.

August 18, 1916:  "Eva Valarde charged with strikebreaking at...was charged $25 initiation fee, to be suspended during good behavior."

4 books.


  • Creation: 1912-1923


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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

Shoemakers Union, Local 357, is located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.


0.30 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

Books are in chronological order.

Acquisition Information:


Physical Description

4 items.

Guide to the Shoemakers Union Minute Book
Finding Aid Authors: Anne  Johnson.
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Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository