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American Federation Of Labor Racine Wisconsin

American Federation Of Labor Racine Wisconsin Club Button Museum
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RACINE WIS. LOCAL UNION A.F. OF L. 1937 43 OCT.
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Black text, two union bugs, and white seal with horses on purple background. Black text on yellow outer rim. 

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BASTIAN BROS CO. ROCHESTER N.Y.

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Local chapter of American Federation Of Labor & Congress Of Industrial Organizations in Racine, Wisconsin. The American Federation of Labor was one of the first labor unions in the U.S., founded in Columbus, OH in 1886. It was also the largest labor union in the first half of the 20th century. After merging with the Congress of Industrial Unions it has become the longest lasting labor federation in the country. 

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CL0073
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