Knee Pants Makers Union Local 19, ACWA

An older banner of red silk with gold lettering, fringe and tassels. The rest of the banner reads: Affil with A.F. of L. Org. 1888 New York. In the center is a union label, with an image of a sewing machine, an iron and scissors, and the words Issued by authority of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America Executive Council. Note the elaborate designs at top and bottom of the banner.

silk, cotton and synthetic
57″ x 34″
circa early 1930s

Kheel Center, Cornell University