Children Cloak and Reefer Maker Union Local 17, ILGWU

A very old banner of red material with gold fringe and borders, displaying the date the local was organized: July 1, 1905. The center image shows two hands shaking, one revealing a man’s coat sleeve on the wrist, the other a lady’s coat sleeve at the wrist.

57″ x 37″
circa 1905

Political Division, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian