United Order of American Carpenters

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United Order of American Carpenters
Date dissolved1888
Merged intoUnited Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
CountryUnited States of America

The United Order of American Carpenters and Joiners was a trade union in the United States. It represented carpenters in the New York City area, making it one of the largest carpenters' unions in the U.S. in the 1880s. It merged with the Brotherhood of Carpenters in 1888 to form the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America.

References[edit]

  • Foner, Philip S. History of the Labor Movement in the United States. Vol. 1: From Colonial Times to the Founding of the American Federation of Labor. New York: International Publishers, 1947. Cloth ISBN 0-7178-0089-X; Paperback ISBN 0-7178-0376-7
  • Foner, Philip S. History of the Labor Movement in the United States. Vol. 2: From the Founding of the American Federation of Labor to the Emergence of American Imperialism. New York: International Publishers, 1955. Cloth ISBN 0-7178-0092-X; Paperback ISBN 0-7178-0388-0
  • Galenson, Walter. The United Brotherhood of Carpenters: The First Hundred Years. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1983. ISBN 0-674-92196-8