DANGER! Allied Cab Driver Drunk While Driving! CAB DRIVERS, TRANSPORT WORKERS UNION.

DANGER! Allied Cab Driver Drunk While Driving!

New York: Transport Workers Union, [1938]. Well before Uber and Lyft, the New York City Transport Workers Union had troubles with non-union hacks stealing their rides. This broadside warns the public of the potentially dire consequences of hitching a ride on a non-union cab: "...There is a sight for you...this taxi was driven by an inefficient non-union driver who boozed himself up to drown out his shame and landed in the Police Precinct on 68th Street & Amsterdam Avenue..." Boxed text at lower left outlines the benefits of union membership and claims: "The Union succeeded in driving the racketeers out of taxi - in promoting safer & more courteous service!" Offset-printed broadside, 11" x 8-1/2," printed recto only. Horizontal fold; mild soil; bit of raggedness at edges; Very Good. Ink date in unknown hand at bottom right corner: "2-4-1938."

Price: $60.00

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