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Carpenters District Council Club Button Museum
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CARPENTERS DISTRICT COUNCIL U.B. of C. & J. of A. 19 Apr. May Jun. 70 AFL ・CHICAGO ・CIO
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Ivory circle with horizontally intersecting ivory stripe at center with red text on an azure background with white curved text.

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A pressed ovular seal in the center with text around an image. Unreadable and other indistinguishable to this cataloger.

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The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America was formed in 1881 and has become one of the largest trade unions in the United States. They fought on behalf of carpenters and trade workers to negotiate betters wages, hours, and benefits, primarily by conducting labor strikes. Today they have more than 500,000 members throughout North America and fight to ensure fair wages, benefits, and working conditions. Instructors host classes to provide training and education to all tradespeople to increase leadership, skill, and the quality of the industry. 

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CL0089
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