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    Five Important Labor-Related Signatures, as follows:
    James R. Hoffa, Signed Photograph, 5" x 7.25". Ballpoint autograph in field. Excellent color image with full signature of the high profile teamster boss.
    Samuel Gompers Document Signed, "Saml Gompers", one page, 11" x 8.5", Washington, D.C., January 26, 1911. AFL commission naming Simon D. Sullivan a District Organizer. Fine condition. Gompers (1850-1924) was one of the AFL's founders back in 1886.
    John L. Lewis Typed Letter Signed, one page on embossed UMW letterhead, 7" x 9" , n.p., March 22, 1940, to Philip W. Porter, Cleveland, Ohio. A brief letter of regret for being unable to make an appearance. Very fine condition. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers of America from 1940-1960 was the leading labor organizer of his era.
    David Dubinsky Autograph Card, 5" x 3", n.p, n.d. Accompanied by a secretarial letter on Ladies' Garment Workers Union letterhead and dated November 4, 1971. Excellent condition. Russian immigrant Dubinsky led this important New York-based labor union for over 30 years.
    Arnold Miller Typed Letter Signed, one page on UMW letterhead, Washington, D.C., August 13, 1973. The progressive Miller led the UMWA from 1972 until 1979. Here he promises an autographed photo that is not included. Excellent condition.


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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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