New York Typographical Union No. 6. records 1829-1988
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Horace Greeley (February 3, 1811 – November 29, 1872) was an American newspaper editor and publisher who was the founder and editor of the New-York Tribune, among the great newspapers of its time. Long active in politics, he served briefly as a congressman from New York, and was the unsuccessful candidate of the new Liberal Republican party in the 1872 presidential election against incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant, who won by a landslide. Greeley was born to a poor family in Amherst, New ...
The National Typographical Union was founded in 1852. The name was changed in 1869 to the International Typographical Union. It is the oldest trade union in the United States. The New York City local, established by Horace Greeley in 1850, was one of 14 founding locals and was designated No. 6. Among progressive reforms advanced by the ITU were the eight hour day, membership--with equal pay for equal work--for women printers, and a pension plan that became the model for the social security syste...
The New York Typographical Society was established in 1809 in New York City. From the description of New York Typographical Society records, 1816-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455745 From the guide to the New York Typographical Society records, 1816-1885, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...