New York typographical union no. 6 : Study of a modern trade union and its predecessors / Prepared under the direction of John Williams, commissioner of labor, state of New York. By George A. Stevens, senior statistician
- Stevens, G. A. (George A.)
- [Albany] : [State department of labor], 
- Physical Description:
- xix, 717 pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles ; 23 cm
- Rise of the modern labor movement.--Unions of printers in the eighteenth century.--New York typographical society, 1809-1818.--Typographical association of New York, 1831-1840.--Inception of the chapel.--Uniform wage rates established.--Unfair lists.--Assisted immigration of printers denounced.--Financial support to other trades.--Other important transactions.--Pioneer national typographical convention.--First general trades union organized.--A celebrated printer-orator, Ely Moore.--Decadence of a militant trade union.--Franklin typographical association.--New York printers' union.--Movements for a higher wages.--Movements for shortening hours of labor.--Celebrated individual strikes.--Numercial strength and upbuilding efforts.--Women printers.--Chapel system established.--Representative form of government in union affairs.--House of call created.--Apprenticeship question.--Funds of the union.--Beneficial features.--The union label.--Prison labor.--Public holidays for working people.--Tariffs and copyrights.--Priority law.--Mileage system for traveling printers.--Other printing trades organizations.--General organization of printers.--State typographical union.--Affiliation with the general labor movement.--Public printing.--Printing exposition.--Matters of general import.--Union printers who attained distinction.
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