Chicago: Normandie House, 1940. First Edition. Bialis (1897-1996) was a long-serving officer of the Chicago ILGWU, and a major figure in Chicago labor. Marovitz was the first Jewish State Senator to hold office in Illinois; he went on to serve as a Federal Judge in the Illinois Northern District. A nice association, and a nice copy of a somewhat uncommon union history. Octavo (24cm). Blue cloth boards; dustjacket; xxiv, 323pp. Lengthy presentation inscription to front endpaper: "To Abraham Lincoln Marovitz - a civic minded citizen, outstanding legislator, great jurist and a friend of Labor / with our compliments Morris Bialis, manager Chicago Joint Board ILGWU," dated 1956. Fine copy in very Near Fine dustwrapper.