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Fonds Level Description

Accession Number: 95-1010

Title

Labour posters collection. -- [ca. 1909-1937]. -- 3 items. -- 1 photograph : b&w ; 35.5 X 50.5 cm. -- 35 prints : posters ; 93 X 56 cm or smaller.

Biography / History

Unknown

Custodial History

Unknown

Scope and Content

This collection consists of thirty-five labour posters printed in London, England and Budapest. There are also three charter certificates, one dated 1919, and two dated in 1937, which were issued to the Canadian Brussels Carpet Weavers Benefit Association and to the United Textile Workers Federal Union, both of Peterborough. Also included in the collection is a photograph entitled "Delegates to Twelfth Convention of the P.M.L. of N.A."

Notes

Title based on the contents of the collection.

Some of the posters are torn and very fragile. Handle with care and do not photocopy. Posters have been encapsulated in mylar.

This collection was donated from an unknown source.

Restrictions: N

For related records see: 72-003.

Located in Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 33.