Occupation Nels Jungstrand

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Occupation Nels Jungstrand - eo we have no fear for the The Journeymen...
eo we have no fear for the The Journeymen Tailors' union ur among the mapy that were organised In the early '608. but it did not make Itself felt until some year later. "In 1873," said Brother Nels Jungstrand, who Is known In the tailor's guild as Historian Jungstrand,-"our Jungstrand,-"our Jungstrand,-"our union had something less than 200 members, and it was then affiliated with the national.- national.- After 1875, just as we were emerging from the financial depression of. that period, a prolonged prolonged strike put the national out of existence, existence, when our members, becoming discouraged discouraged at the turn of affairs, then formed three distinct locals, composed of Scandinavian, Scandinavian, German and English speaking. Matters Matters were so dull that our dispute with the bosses resulted in the loss of three establishments establishments out of four big ones, the only one retraining retraining (Stevenson's) Is still with the union. We got down to a mere handful in consequence consequence of that strike. In 1S76 we began to re- re-

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 28 Jan 1900, Sun,
  3. Page 39

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