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Labor unions--United States--19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

A.J. Lawrence Account Book

Identifier: SC 01143
Scope and Contents

Account book of A. J. Lawrence, a metal-worker from East Weymouth, Somerset, and Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes details of his hours, wages, what he produced, and his observations of labor unrest and strikes. He worked at Weymouth Iron Company, the Mt. Hope Iron Company, Reed and Barton, and A. Field and Co.

Dates: 1857-1883

Brotherhood of Local Firemen Lodge #203 (Gary, Indiana) Minute Book

Identifier: SC 01207
Scope and Contents Minute book of the Brotherhood of Local Firemen Lodge #203 (Gary, Ind.) for the years 1884-1889. The following description was provided by the seller:"This 8 1/2" x 12 1/2" ledger ... represents the start of the Brotherhood of Local Fireman from Garrett, Indiana, March 8, 1884. ... The first page has an embossed circle with a locomotive centered and edge writings which read "Garfield Lodge No. 203 B. of L.F., Garrett, Ind.". Inside the circle is embossed "Organized March 8,...
Dates: 1884-1889

Timothy E. Wetmore Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.143
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters, addresses, compositions, and other material pertaining to Timothy E. Wetmore, a teacher and labor union activist in Wilson, New York. Although the bulk of the material is of a personal nature, there is also material related to the founding of Chapter 67 of the Mechanics' Mutual Protection Association in Wilson, New York, which was founded by Wetmore. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include politics and Henry Clay, local life in and around Wilson,...
Dates: 1840-1850