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Catalog Number 2010.1.26
Object Name Speech
Scope & Content The tem is a booklet containing the text of Hon. William McKinley, Jr.'s speech to the House of Representatives. The speech addressed labor issues and protection. There is also a section on free trade. The back of the booklet has a chart of the average weekly wage in Massachusetts- 1860, 1872, 1878, 1881.
Title Protection and High Wages for the American Workingman
Collection Bechtel Collection
Accession number 2010.1
Caption Front of Speech
Condition good
Credit line BECHTEL
Notes Bought by the McKinley Birthplace Museum from Mr. Bechtel in 2010.
People McKinley Jr., William
Hewitt, Mr.
Sullivan, Sir Edward
Russell, Mr.
Swank, Mr.
Subjects Committees
Hours of labor
Hours of work
Speaking
Speechmaking
Labor
Labor laws & legislation
Labor organizations
Labor, Hours of
Work
Workers
Workers' rights