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Ben Gold - Needle Trades Workers Industrial Union - Secretary-Treasurer
... leading to thousands of layoffs in the fur industry and strong downward pressure on wages ... A second strike in the New York City's fur industry occurred in June 1929, as NTWIU sought to organize AFL-affiliated locals of fur workers into the breakaway union ... With nearly all the city's fur workers already in the NTWIU, however, Gold made little headway against the anti-communist AFL locals ...

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    I have no doubt that they lived pretty much the same sort of life in the Homeric age, for men have always thought more of eating than of fighting; then, as now, their minds ran chiefly on the “hot bread and sweet cakes;” and the fur and lumber trade is an old story to Asia and Europe.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.
    Cyril Connolly (1903–1974)