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1 "An Old Salt" Are We Ready r a Few Facts Regarding England's Navy
London 1877 
31ppp. Removed. VG. Gives the lie to and excoriates the "Readiness" of many ships. OCLC locates one copy. (6035602335) 
Price: 150.00 USD
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2 Army Emergency Relief Fund "THIS IS THE ARMY"
Washington, DC 1942? Small 4to 
34pp. Paper covers. Vg. Contributions incl 11 unions and over 50 businesses. (5905261806)
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Price: 13.75 USD
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3 Berglund, Abraham and others LABOR IN THE INDUSTRIAL SOUTH. A SURVEY OF WAGES AND LIVING CONDITIONS IN THREE MAJOR INDUSTRIES OF THE NEW INDUSTRIAL SOUTH
University 1930 
176pp. First ed. Wrps. Near fine. (5811079740)
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Price: 7.50 USD
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4 Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen CONSTITUTION OF THE BROTHERHOOD OF LOCOMOTIVE FIREMEN AND ENGINEMEN
St. Louis? 1963 
373pp. "Revised and amended". 12mo. Good in paper covers (a few mild scrapes). Last 100 p. w/ damp to lower free corner. No copies of any printed on line (9/14). (6005477031)
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5 Communaute Europeenne Du Charbon Et De L'Acier LES REGIMES DE SECURTIE SOCIALE, APPLICABLES AUX TRAVAILLEURS DU CHARBON ET DE L'ACIER DANS LA COMMUNAUTE ET EN GRANDE-BRETAGNE.
Luxembourg 1957 large 4to 
Binders w/details for Great Britain, Germany (both), Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg & (Netherlands). Near fine. This set from U.S. Diplomat's file, no marks. No copies listed per OCLC. 2 vol. (4559624403)
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6 Costello, E. J. THE SHAME THAT IS KENTUCKY'S! THE STORY OF THE HARLAN MINE WAR
Huntington, WV 1972 
27pp. FACS of 1932 pamphlet, providing gory and heartwarming details. (6017988750)
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7 Dawes, Henry L. TARIFF REDUCTION WITHOUT THE SACRIFICE OF HOME INDUSTRIES AND HOME LABOR.
DC 1886 
15pp. Removed, vg. Not reported on-line by Lib. of VA or VA Hist. Society. (5580564477) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 General Society of Mechanics & Tradesmen of the City of New York ANNUAL REPORTS (1873-1947) AND HISTORICAL SKETCH (1785-1914) AND BRIEF HISTORY (TO 1947) GENERAL SOCIETY OF MECHANICS AND TRADESMEN OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK.
NY 
The Reports for first 37 yeasrs bound in three volumes, rest in paper covers, a few with expected tears. Also present is the 1st ed. of two brief histories (1914 & 1947). Ex-lib. Cf. Earle & Congdon, Annals of the General Soc. of Mechanics & Tradesmen on New York City. Hist. Sketch found in several locations, the latter found in only four. Extra shipping. (4944612831) 
Price: 375.00 USD
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9 George Meany Memorial Archives LABOR'S HERITAGE.
Silver Spring, MD 1988+ 
Vol. 1 #1, 1989-Vol. 10 #3, Fall 1998, 39 issues, 4to, averaging 80pp. each. Well illus. Single issues sell at ten each. V.g. (4328380302)
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Price: 137.50 USD
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10 Henry, James Lecture Before the Members of the Mechanics' Institute of the City of New York
NY 1854 
48pp. Ist and only edition, OCLC locating copies in two libraries. The first 16 p contain the lecture, balance is sort of a year end summary, financial, numbers, constitution, by-laws, details on coming year. Fine, removed from bound vol. Spectacular illust on p. 2 of the Institute's coat of arms. Well worth the money! (6031836672) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Higgins, John C. & James H. Wilson THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ANTHONY HIGGINS OF DELAWARE.
Wilmington 1913 
51pp. TOGETHER WITH Cooper, Alexander B., SOME CORRECTIONS... Wilmington, 1914, 12pp. This latter expands statements in the 1st pamphlet about subject's client, tried for rape of a white woman. Higgins' appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was based on blacks being excluded from the jury. Higgins won the second trial. First copy v.g., second has wrps present but loose. Second not located per OCLC. (238158931)
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Price: 87.50 USD
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12 Horner, Durbin Lee ed. SALUTE PRODUCED BY FORMER EDITORS AND WRITERS OF YANK AND STARS & STRIPES
New York 1946 
FIRST ISSUE. Folio (like LIFE Magazine). One very small cover tear. Many cartoons, some articles ""China Gropes for Freedom", "Bonus", etc. But of great importance is "Dr. Betty" describing struggles, corruption, and sacrifice in a coal town Force, Pennsylvania. Whilst OCLC locates copies in 12 libraries, NONE in PA, not at Ft. McNair, Carlisle, or West Point (7/14). (5992681875)
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13 Hulvey, Charles N. and William H. Wandel. WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION AND AUTOMOBILE LIABILITY INSURANCE IN VIRGINIA.
NY 1931 
202pp. First ed. V.g. UVA publication. Women. (3551803413)
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Price: 11.25 USD
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14 Labor Day Celebration UMWA Float.
Weir, KS 1908 
Two photos, each 7¾ x 9½ on a 11 x 13" mats. One shows a four-horse team (three white & a "dark") w/flag bedecked bridles, hooked abreast to a double truck (eight iron wheels) holding the base of an oil well & a forge, w/four workers & two drivers aboard. In the other image: eight men, two women & a child stand abreast the same vehicle w/its load. The ladies' hats bedecked w/dead bird parts, the four men's hats visible are each different: boater, derby, flat-crown felt, & flop-brim straw. Each of the men sports a celebratory badge. Our eastern lighting suggests the triangular photographer's mark might say Davis & Makkel. Question: United Mine Workers of Amer. or United Mineral Workers of Amer.? Alas, Weir, Kansas has disappeared from recent atlases. For the pair… (4323683346)
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Price: 175.00 USD
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15 Mahone, William? GEN'L MAHONE AND LABOR. THE RIGHTS OF MECHANICS AND LABORERS UNDER THE EIGHT-HOUR LAW.
Petersburg 1887 12 x 9" 
Broadside. Top edge frayed above text. Notes Mahone's opposition to convict labor competing with free labor. Strongly defends the eight-hour day and attacks Democrat opposition there to. Not listed per OCLC or listed per online catalog of Lib. of VA, UVA, or VA Hist. Society. (5596355967) 
Price: 1250.00 USD
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16 March, Nathaniel STATE HERALD - THE MANUFACTURER'S AND MECHANIC'S ADVOCATE
Portsmouth, NH 1832 4to 
4pp. Newspaper format. Private lib. stamp. Foot's nomination of Little Van, fires, Comanches, burking, etc. (5631400928) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Nyden, Paul THE COAL MINER'S STRUGGLE IN EASTERN KENTUCKY
Huntington, WV 1972 
28pp. First ed. Fine in paper covers. W/ critique by Rich Kirby and response by Nyden. (6018069732)
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Price: 11.25 USD
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18 O'Sullivan, Judith and Rosemary Gallick; (and) Neufeld, Maurice F. WORKERS AND ALLIES: FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN THE AMERICAN TRADE UNION MOVEMENT, 1824 - 1976 (and) A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AMERICAN LABOR UNION HISTORY

DC, 1975, 96 p. AND Cornell, NY, 1958, 64 p. First is 4to, fine in paper covers. Second is 8vo, vg in paper covers. (5999808291)
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Price: 14.75 USD
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19 Proctor, Richard A. WAGES & WANTS OF SCIENCE-WORKERS.
London 1876 
118pp. Labor treatise. Second ed. Scarce title by this noted astronomer. NUC locating one copy. Unknown to OCLC in any ed. V.g., later ½ lea. Labor. Astronomy. A 1970 reprint @ two hundred fifty listed on net (73558225)
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Price: 87.50 USD
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20 Rule, A. H. SELECTED MINISTRY OF...
Oak Park, IL 1953 
About 550pp. ed. by some Anti Masonic & Anti Labor Union. Fine in flex wrps. Out of print. Amazing how many on-line entries neglect to identify whether they offer one vol. or two. 2 vol. (3631773138) 
Price: 27.50 USD
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