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Carpenters District Council Responds
to Homestead Strike

Pgh.   Sept. 6th, 1892.   

..... Reading of communications.  One from the A.F. of L. in reference to aid for the men of Homestead also one to boycott certain brands of cigars manufactured in NY.  Both communications were read & filed.....

Source: p. 142

Pittsburg[h]   Dec. 6th, 1892.   

..... Written communication.  One from the A.F. of L. designating Tuesday December 13th as Homestead Day -- a day that all will give a portion of their wages for the defense of the indicted men.  On motions the communication was received and noted on the minutes.....

Source: p. 150

Pgh., PA   July 14th, 1892.   

..... moved a committee be appointed to draft resolutions in sympathy with Homestead.  Carried.  Brother Swartz, Snyder & Bader were appointed.

..... the committee on Homestead resolutions presented a copy which was read [and] placed in all the city papers, also Homestead Messenger and a copy to be sent to Mayor Gourley -- carried....

Source: p. 138-139

Pgh.   Aug. 16th, 1892.   

..... A committee man on the picnic for the benefit of the Homestead workmen was admitted to the room who spoke a few minutes.  [He] Moved this DC [District Council] buy $5.00 worth of tickets amended to buy $10.00 worth of tickets.  Motion as amended carried....

Source: p. 141