Brief history of the International glove workers union of America
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Published by Research department of the International glove workers union of America in [Chicago?] .
Written in English


  • International glove workers union of America.

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Cover-title: Fortieth anniversary, International glove workers union of America, 1902-1942.

Statementby Agnes Nestor. Organized at Washington, D.C., December 17-20, 1902; charter granted December 23, 1902 by the American federation of labor.
LC ClassificationsHD6515.G6 N4
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p.
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6456453M
LC Control Number43017676

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