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    Clarence Darrow: Celebrated Labor Cases. Four items personally-owned by Darrow which passed to his widow Ruby, great-aunt of the consignor. 1) 9.5" x 7" glossy photo by Estey of San Francisco showing Darrow and party in an open touring car. Caption on verso indicates the occasion was a Labor Day Parade [1912] with Darrow "as guest of honor after the McNamara's had plead guilty & C.D. was on trial". 1 1/4" repaired tear on top. The participants wear ribbons, badges, buttons and hold pennants. 2) 9.25" x 6.75" glossy photo showing Darrow and others leaving courtroom in San Francisco, taken at the same time as the first photo. 3) 5.25" x 7.5" 80-page booklet published in 1900 titled "The Woodworkers' Conspiracy Case" by Clarence S. Darrow. The State of Wisconsin prosecuted three men on charges of conspiracy arising out of a woodworker's strike in Oshkosh. Title page detached, some internal chipping and loss to wood-pulp paper pages. Intact and decent overall. 4) 6" x 9" custom-bound booklet (purple manila covers) comprising "Chapter 90" of a book of speeches and arguments of Clarence Darrow along with excerpts of testimony, mostly concerning the miner's strike of 1902 in Colorado and Big Bill Haywood's involvement.

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    December, 2016
    3rd Saturday
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