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Brotherhood of Railway & Steamship Clerks
C1317
9 x 9 pica ( 1 ?? x 1 ?? )
Fraternal logo for the Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks. The Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express, and Station Employees was organized in 1899, and was affiliated with the American Federation of Labor. Union name variants were the Brotherhood of Railway, Airline and Steamship Clerks, Freight Handlers, Express and Station Employees, AFL-CIO; the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks; and the Railway Clerks of America, Order. It was the largest single railroad organization for employees who devoted a majority of their time to clerical work of any description.
Hardwood with Electrotype Copper Face Plate.
Foundry Marking: None

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