Look for the Union Label



Look for the Union Label:
A Celebration of Union Logos and Emblems

The use of emblems to denote workers in a particular craft predates the advent of the modern union label by many centuries. Craft guilds, which had become widespread as a form of organization by the 1400s, often decorated their halls and seals with a visual symbol of either the tools or the product of their art – or both. The carpenters’ dividers or compasses that once graced the coat of arms of a craft guild now served as the mark of a labor union … …

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