Rhode Island First Day of Issue Covers
Ratification of the Constitution - Rhode Island Bicentennial
Issued May 29, 1990 in Pawtucket, RI - Scott #2348
Stamp Design is the Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI

Cachet by the Samuel Gompers Stamp Club 
They specialize in covers and issues relating to
The Labor Movement in the United States.

1824 - Rhode Island's first strike in the Pawtucket Mills
1857 - Providence Typographical Union No. 33 was chartered (RI's oldest Union)
1884 - Rhode Island Central Labor Union established
1886 - Rhode island Central Labor Union affiliates with the National AFL
1897 - Building Trades Council merges with State Labor Council
1898 - Pawtucket Central Labor Union Forms
1902 - Rhode Island Streetcar Strike
1934 - Great Textile Strike
1958 - AFL and CIO merger in Rhode Island - Women's Sit-down Strike at M & F Worsted Mills in
1961 - Fire Fighters right to organize and bargain
1966 - Teachers right to organize and bargain
1967 - Municipal employees right to organize and bargain
1968 - RI AFL-CIO unveils a new health care plan - Rhode Island Group Health Association
SEE ALSO: Rhode Island Superlatives

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