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Edmonston, Gabriel - 1st General President, 1881

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Summary:Image 1 - Formal portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston from the Boyce studio in Washington, D.C. Edges of card are painted gold. (16.5 x 10.5 cm.) Image 2 - Back of Image 1. Handwritten words read "Mr ^Gabriel Edmonston / Washington D.C. / 1st Genl President / Return to Duffy / 84853 / Carpenters" (16.5 x 10.5 cm.) Image 3 - Oval portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston attached onto a board textured with flowers and decoration. (18 x 13 cm.) Image 4 - Oval portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston. Text under the photo reads "Gabriel Edmonston / 1st General President U.B. of C. & J. of A. / 1881." (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 5 - Oval portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston. Text under the photo reads "Gabriel Edmonston / 1st General President U.B. of C. & J. of A. / 1881." The board has sustained water damage at some point. (21.5 x 17.75 cm.) Image 6 - Portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston. May have been included in the November 1956 issue of The Carpenter magazine. (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 7 - Back of Image 6. Words in red pencil or crayon read "Nov. 56 The Carpenter." (25.5 x 20.5 cm.) Image 8 - Oval portrait photograph of Gabriel Edmonston. The photograph appears to have been drawn on with pencil in some places to add definition (his hair, ear, coat collar). (25 x 18 cm.) Image 9 - Back of Image 8 - Stamp reads "L.C. Handy Studios 494 MD. Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C." (25 x 18 cm.) Image 10 - Photocopy of a label and a piece of lined paper. The label is typed and reads "Gabriel Edmonston, First General President U.B.C.J.A. - Photographs." The paper is handwritten and reads "Nov 3, 1965 Wm Alex. Miller nephew of GE. Plaque designed by Josephine Brandle ? wife of A. Miller 2 Pictures of GE + obit. Mr. Hindley loss federal [?] [?] as a draughtman Francis J. Hindley 4415 Hessenden Wo. 6-4834"(28 x 21.5 cm.) Image 11 - Photograph of plaque with relief of bust of Gabriel Edmonston. It reads "In Memory of Gabriel Edmonston First General President of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1881 - A Loving Tribute from Local Union 132 Washington D C." The bottom of the plaque has the emblem of the union. (24.5 x 19 cm.)
Creator:Boyce, Isaac D.
Handy, Levin C. (Levin Corbin), 1855-1932
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1881-1890
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: Edmonston, Gabriel
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Carpenters
Carpenters' unions
Labor unions
Labor leaders
Genre:Portrait photographs
Plaques
Monuments & memorials
Cabinet photographs
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America archives
  • series 14
  • subseries 1
  • box 36
  • folder 9 - Edmonston, Gabriel - 1st General President, 1881
  • accession 1995-94
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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