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COLORADO TRADES AND LABOR DIRECTORY, 1898
FIRST ANNUAL VOLUME OF THE COLORADO TRADES AND LABOR DIRECTORY.
Dedicated to the Labor Organizations of Colorado.
Compiled and published by the
COLORADO TRADES AND LABOR DIRECTORY COMPANY
Copyrighted by C. G. Pitschke
Original blue and red printed paper on boards as front and back covers.
Original gold-imprinted leather spine.
Dimensions: 6-1/4 inches by 9-1/4 inches; 277 pages, plus 17 pages of advertisements in front of volume.
Condition: boards somewhat worn; leather spine mostly present, however, head and toe are gone; spine reinforced with book cloth; internal pages all present, generally clean and bright.
Contents: Index to Advertisers; History of State Federation of Labor; Definition of a Trade Union; History of Cripple Creek Trades Assembly; History of the Workingman and His Wages; A General History of Trades Unionism; History of Denver Trades and Labor Assembly; History of American Federation of Labor; The Union Labels and Seals; History of Leadville Trades Assembly; History of Victor trades Assembly; Trades and Labor unions’ locations and officers; etc.
A true Colorado scarcity. You can find one original copy in the Western History Department of The Denver Public Library. But then, good luck after that!