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Minutes and Proceedings of the First Carpenters' Eight Hour Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 22, 1894

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Summary:The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America submitted a proposition (that the Eight Hour Convention resolved) to restrict the workday to eight hours beginning on May 1, 1894. The booklet titled, "Minutes and Proceedings of the First Carpenters' Eight Hour Convention", was held at Trade Union Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio on George Washington's birthday, February 22, 1894. The booklet published information relating to the morning, afternoon, and evening sessions of the Convention with details on committee appointments, Local Union delegates, election of officers, and other miscellaneous efforts put forth by the Convention.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Ohio
Place of origin – Settlement:Cincinnati
Temporal subject: 1891-1900
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Ohio
Geographical subject – Settlement:Cincinnati
Topical subjects:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Convention facilities
Hours of labor
Labor union locals
Labor union meetings
Labor unions
labor
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters Joiners America
  • series 9: Subject Files
  • box 20
  • folder Hours of Work - 8 Hour Day, 1889-1951
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Digital Collections
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