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Catalog Number 2001.005.014
Object Name Print
Scope & Content Print of a charter for Local Union No. 2 of the Wood, Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union. The charter shows a figure holding flags and a shield with the message "The Injury to One is the Concern of All" on the top left and the seal of the Wood, wire and Metal Lathers' International Union on the bottom left. The text of the charter is as follows:

"Organized December 15th 1899
at Detroit Michigan, U.S.A.,
Wood Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union
To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting.
Be it known that by authority in me vested as president of the Wood Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union, and in obedience to its constitution, and after careful investigation, I have this day approved and do by these presents issue
This Charter unto

Mortuna Bond, M.D. Kenyon,
Thos. Wilkins,
Walter Baker
A.F. Liebig, George Rolder,
Thos. Gibbons.

Hereby constituting them and their associates and successors
Local Union No. 2 of the Wood Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union in the City of Cleveland County of Cuyahoga State or Province of Ohio.

With these powers delegated them and for the faithful performance of the obligations required of them by the constitution and laws of our organization.
Given under our hand and seal this 15th day of Dec. 1999 [sic] in the City of Cleveland O., U.S.A.

CJ Bracken, General President
____ General Secy-Treas.

'And they said let us rise up and build. So they strengthened their hands for this good word.' NEH-II-17

Davis & Cannon Printers"

The poster is stamped "Duplicate" on the bottom border.
Extent of Description 16" x 21.5"
Collection Industrial History
Search Terms Labor Unions
Ohio
Unions
Wood, Wire and Metal Lathers' International Union