Samuel Gompers, n.d.

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Samuel Gompers, n.d.

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Samuel Gompers (1850-1924) was the first president of the American Federation of Labor from 1896-1894, a union that would grow in numbers and power as the Knights of Labor declined. This portrait is signed by Gompers.


This item is part of the background to the Forging Bonds of Sympathy: The Catholic Church and the Knights of Labor section.

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American Catholic History Research Center and University Archives

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“Samuel Gompers, n.d.,” American Catholic History Classroom, accessed May 14, 2021, https://cuomeka.wrlc.org/items/show/14.

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