Early Social Conditions
18.75 in HIGH x 22 in WIDE
(47.62 cm HIGH x 55.88 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom left: UAW" logo". | Bottom right: Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99". | Bottom left of image: "John Z. Gelsavage". | On back: "Additional copies of / UAW "This Union Cause" Posters / may be obtained from / UAW Education Department / 8000 East jefferson Avenue / Detroit 14, Michigan / Price, $3.25 per set / "Allied Printing Union Label" logo 99 / (c) 1962 International Union - UAW".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster is a collage of images of people in miserable siturations. At the left are women and children working in a factory. At the right is a young boy in a class and at the bottom right is a group of men in a prison cell with rats. At the bottom right is text that reads: "Early Social Conditions". Below this title are two columns of text that reads: "In 1831 nearly 2/3 of the workers in the cotton mills were / women and children (7% were children under 12). "Pauper / schools" were the only source of education for workers'' / children. Imprisonment for debts was such a common expe- / rience that 18 people were imprisoned in Massachusetts for / debts totaling slightly over $150.".
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