Labor League (Brockton, Mass.) Records
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains ledger books with member names and financial records.
- undated, 1914-1922
Language of Materials
The collection is in English and Yiddish.
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In the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries, Brockton, Massachusetts was an industrial center. Primarily a manufacturing hub for shoes and textiles, the city contained over 100 separate shoemaking companies by the early 1900s. During this period, Brockton’s busy industry drew many immigrants. These immigrants included Jewish artisans and laborers who formed the Labor League.
- Material from the collection.
- "About Brockton," City of Brockton, accessed May 22, 2015. http://www.brockton.ma.us/Community/AboutBrockton.aspx>.
0.5 linear feet (1 manuscript box)
In the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries, Brockton, Massachusetts was an industrial center that drew Jewish artisans and laborers to the city. They formed an organization known as the Labor League. This collection contains ledger books with member names and financial records.
Located in Boston, Mass.
Donated by Brandeis University in 1990.
Processed by Kora Welsh, 2015.
- Guide to the Labor League (Brockton, Mass.) Records, I-267
- Processed by Kora Welsh
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