Jan 14, 2011


1970's era United Garment Workers of America BUY AMERICAN AFL-CIO promotional pinback.
Unseen on backside edge is the Allied Printing Trades Council Union Label
1960's-1970's era United Garment Workers of America BUY AMERICAN UNION LABEL GOODS AND SERVICES promotional rulers. Note the difference in the union stamp to lower right of the different UGWA label logos. Allied Printing Trades Council Union Label appears in lower right corner of both rulers.
Upper ruler is the older of the two
Backside of United Garment Workers of America promotional rulers.
Note top ruler measures in inches and does not include the
metric system measurements of the later ruler below


  1. Thank you for this post! My grandmother (who passed away a little more than 2 years ago) was a member of this union. She had the top ruler in the pictures you have here.
    I took some pictures of her ruler a few weeks ago (and found your blog when trying to research how old this item might be) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/varmazis/5759339375/ & http://www.flickr.com/photos/varmazis/5759883322/ -- she definitely got a lot of use out of this ruler!

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