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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, Convention, Detroit, 1888

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Summary:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America delegates at their Detroit fifth general convention, 1888. They carried the Journeyman House Carpenters' banner at this event. The banner was used once more in public - at a labor parade in 1889 - before the UBCJA placed it in a glass-covered frame for safekeeping at their national headquarters. The banner was restored in the late 1990s and currently resides in the University of Maryland, Special Collections.
Century:1801-1900
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1881-1890
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Michigan
Geographical subject – Settlement:Detroit
Topical subjects:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Labor unions
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America archives
  • series 14
  • subseries 2
  • box 2
  • folder 5 - Conferences, Conventions, and Events - Fifth General Convention, 1888
  • accession 1995-94
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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