Shipping Clerks' Council Express Directory, 1899

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Shipping Clerks' Council Express Directory, 1899
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No listing for this year found on OCLC. "A Comprehensive and Reliable Directory, with Tariffs, of all Express Points in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Connections with all European Companies." Published by the Transportation Committee, Chicago. 308 pages. Black covers with silver lettering. Book lists objectives such as "unite fraternally all white men engaged as Shipping or Receiving Clerks," and "to investigate all reports of discrimination against the commercial enterprise of Chicago." Directory is alphabetical by state. Interspersed between listings are witty attempts at getting members to join a shipping union. Condition: front board and first pages detached, but present. Top part of spine missing. Scattered pencil markings (this was used). Rarity: [i]City: County: State: Date: