[Broadside] Social Dance Given By Machinists' Local, No. 617. ORGANIZED LABOR, IWW.

[Broadside] Social Dance Given By Machinists' Local, No. 617

Hoosick Falls, NY: Union Print Shop, 1920. Handprinted broadside (26x32cm.) on buff card stock; text in typographically decorative border. Stock uniformly toned, tiny dents at top corners, else Very Good or better. Placard announcing a dance at the local Labor Hall September 24, 1920. The ticket cost of 50 cents included "War Tax." At the time of publication Hoosick Falls was still the site of the farm machinery manufacturer A. Wood Mowing and Reaping Company, which in the 1890s was the largest of its kind in the world. By 1924, however, the company would cease to exist, unable to compete with John Deere's self-propelled farm equipment. Unlocated in OCLC as of August, 2018.

Price: $200.00

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