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Columbia Typographical Union No. 101

 Organization

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Columbia Typographical Union No. 101 Records

 Collection
Identifier: LR001577
Abstract A group of thirty men met to organize the Columbia Typographical Society in Washington, D.C. in December of 1814. In 1867 they joined the newly-formed National Typographical Union (later, the International Typographical Union) as Columbia Typographical Union No. 101, representing workers at The Washington Post, Times-Herald, and Evening Star. Columbia Typographical Union No. 101 is now the oldest continuously existing labor union local in the United States. The records of the Columbia...