NALC convention delegate badge
- This light-blue ribbon identified the wearer as a delegate at the18th Convention of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) held in Rochester, New York, from September 4-9, 1911. The suspended medal includes the NALC’s distinctive symbol, adopted in 1891, of a hand holding a stamped letter addressed “U.S.A” that is encircled by the union’s name.
- Letter carriers were the first postal workers to form a union. The NALC was founded to represent city delivery letter carriers on August 30, 1889, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- http://www.nalc.org/nalc/facthist/index.html (Accessed April 11, 2006)
- Data Source
- National Postal Museum
- September 4-9, 1911
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- Labor Unions & Associations Material
- fabric (rayon); metal
- Height x Width: 3 1/2 x 2 in. (8.89 x 5.08 cm)
- New York
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- The Gilded Age (1877-1920)
- Postal Employees
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