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1 Original Stereocard Photograph. "Chinese Camp in California"
New York Continent Stereoscopic Company No Binding Fine Book 
Original stereocard photograph on tan boards. Board dimensions 7 X 3 1/2, photograph dimensions 5 1/2 X 3 inches. The Chinese Camp in California is in Tuolumne County California. The first Chinese laborers arrived in 1849. At one time there were 5,000 laborers living there. Photo shows 9 laborers outside of several tents with trees in the background. One photo has light foxing on top edge. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Agnew, Mary A. Workers in Subjects Pertaining to Agriculture in Stsate Agricultural Colleges and Experiment Stations, 1930-1931.
Washington, D. C. Department of Agriculture 1931 Soft cover Collectible-Fine Book 
Miscellaneous Publication No. 100. 152 pages; index; wrapper. Workers in the agricultural field of research employed during 1930-31 brokern down state by state. Former owner's initials on the cover "H.E.T." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Anonymous Constitution and By-Laws of the State Farmers and Laborers' Union of Kentucky.adopted at Lexington, November 11-15, 1890
Louisville Geo. G. Fetter Printing Co. Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original printed wrappers. Chipped and torn around edges, not affecting printing. Folded (as if to fit into someone's pocket) in the distant past. 48 pages. 5 3/4 by 4 3/4 inches. Consists of: Declaration of Purpose; Constitution and By-Laws; Rituals; Digest of the Laws and Enactments of the Farmers' and Laborers's Union of Kentucky 
Price: 37.50 USD
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4 Anonymous Labor Legislation : Synopsis of Principal Measures Affecting Labor Pending Before the Fortieth Session of the California Legislature : What Does Your Senator and Assemblyman Propose to Do With Them? (cover title)
San Francisco California State Federation of Labor 1913 Illustrated Wrappers Collectible-Very Good Book 
8-page booklet. Pending legislation includes: Employers' Liability and Workmen's Compensation; Hours of Labor; Measures to Regulate Conditions of Employment; Measures to Protect Life and Limb and the Health of Working People; Measures to Protect the Civil Rights of Workingmen; Anti-Alien Legislation; etc. 
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5 Anonymous Labor Record of Senators and Assemblymen; Fortieth Session of the California Legislature, January 6 to February 4 and March 10 to May 12, 1913 (cover title)
San Francisco California State Federation of Labor 1913 Illustrated Wrappers Collectible-Very Good Book 
16-page pamphlet. From the Introductory: "An effort has been made to present a concise and yet comprehensive account of each legislator's performances. It is a truism that 'words are good only when backed by deeds' and a perusal of this pamphlet will enable anyone to learn who did and who did not live up to his promises and his party's platform pledges". 
Price: 12.50 USD
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6 Anonymous Original Handbill - Union Labor Party Mannerbund Hall 24th & Potrero Ave. Tuesday Eve. Oct. 15, 1907
American Printing Co. 1907 No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
7 x 12 inch handbill, printed on red paper. Chipping, fold lines, two small tears in top edge, repaired with tape on back. Still easily legible. Advertisement for a rally held by the Union Labor Party at Mannerbund Hall in San Francisco. The nominees of the party for various municipal offices are listed and scheduled to speak. The Union Labor Party was formed in San Francisco in 1901 after city police violently broke a union strike. It initially had great success, controlling much of City Hall for the next decade. The mayoral candidate listed on this handbill, P. H. McCarthy, was elected in 1909. After his defeat in 1911, the Union Labor Party faded. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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7 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Busy Scene in the Ozark Apple Region of Missouri - Picking, Sorting and Packing in Barrels."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 16714 (175). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the cultivation and harvesting of apples for packing into barrels for shipping. Photo of the old style of picking fruit and packing in the field, ca.1914, which is being carried out by a crew of workers under the heat of the day. Clean copy. 
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8 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Charcoal Carriers, Chosen (Korea)."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 20601 (543). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the production of charcoal in Korea, formerly known as Chosen, and its loss of trees. Nice view of two men loaded down with racks of charcoal on their backs. Clean copy. 
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9 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Coffee from Porto Rico, Havana Wharf, Cuba."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 20518 (295). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the harbor of Havana and its imports, with an aside of how much better the city is since the United States conquered it during the Spanish-American War and cleaned it up from its Spanish ways! Save the commentary, it is an excellent view of the dockworkers unloading a small vessel from Puerto Rico of bags of coffee using ropes and pulleys. 
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10 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "General View Sewing Room - Large Shoe Factory, Syracuse, N.Y."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 22190 (41). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the production of shoes from leather and cloth. View of a large room filled with women in front of sewing machines attaching cloth to leather for the upper section of shoes. Basically a 'sweat shop' with windows. Fine clean copy. 
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11 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Husking Coconuts - a Familiar Scene In the Great Coconut Country Near Pagsanjan, Island of Lazon, P.I."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 10074 (551). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the harvesting and husking of coconuts in the Philippines. Nice image of the workers spliting the coconuts and removing the copra. ca.1915. Nice clean copy. 
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12 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Inspecting Paper Delivered By Machine, Holyoke, Mass."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 22070 (20). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the final stage of paper manufacture where inspectors look over the product when it comes out of the machine. View of a half dozen women inspecting the paper sheets as it comes out of the large machines. Clean copy. 
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13 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Manila Hemp Industry - Interior of a Native Hemp Factory, Philippines."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 10047 (553). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the making of ropes in the shed known as ropewalk. Nice image of the workers creating the ropes. Clean copy. 
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14 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Method of Drying Coffee, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. So.Am."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 20817 (310). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the depulping and drying of the beans before shipping them in bags to the countries where the beans are roasted. Good image of the workers raking the beans and turning them in the sunlight with farm structures in the background. Clean copy. 
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15 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Mexico's Principal Harbor, Vera Cruz."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 10800 (280). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the city of Vera Cruz and its harbor. Founded by Cortes after landing on the Island San Juan de Uloa in 1518 and it was the main invasion route of the Spanish, Americans and French. Nice view of dock workers on a wharf getting ready to unload a vessel tied up to the wharf. Clean copy. 
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16 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Milking Scene in Modern Dairy, New Jersey."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 16749 (57). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the operation of a modern dairy farm. Clean bright view of the interior of a dairy farm milking operation with overhead lights, suction lines for the milk and drains along with white uniformed workers. 
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17 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Native Boys Spinning Cotton, Egypt."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
# 6233 (563 ). Stereograph on gray board (7 x3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the manual method used for spinning cotton by children in the open. Photo gives a feel for the hot hard work involved in this process. In the distance are piles of cotton to be worked. Clean copy. 
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18 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Quarrying Granite - Drilling Preparatory to Splitting, Concord, N.H., U.S.A."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 13709 (3). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside about the process involved in quarrying granite and its use in construction of monuments, buildings, and gravestones. Spendid view of workers beginning to hand drill granite slabs surrounded by their tools with the walls of the quarry rising in the background. Clean copy. 
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19 Anonymous Original Stereocard Photograph. "Reclaiming Swamp Land - Digging Ditch with Tractor And Laying Drain Tile, Wisconsin."
Meadville, PA Keystone View Company No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
# 16732 (161). Stereograph on gray board (7 x 3 1/2 inch) with commentary on the backside discussing how farmers reclaimed land in the midwest before tractors. Clean image of a team of men operating a tractor as it digs the ditch and laying the pipe down in a farm field. 
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20 Anonymous Report of Industrial Conference called by The President
No City None 1920 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
51-page booklet. Printed front cover. Slight chipping to spine. Contents include: Prevention of Disputes (Joint Organization Through Employee Representation); Plan for Adjustment of Disputes (Procedure When Both Sides Voluntarily Submit Disputes for Adjustment -- Procedure When There is no Voluntary Submission, etc.); Other Problems Affecting the Employment Relationship (Collective Bargaining, Hours of Labor, Child Labor, Wages, etc.); etc. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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