Officers in the General Executive Boardroom of the Brotherhood headquarters in Lafayette, Indiana, circa September 1903.
Former General Presidents (left to right): Joseph C. Balhorn, (1901 – 1909); James H. Sullivan, (1894 – 1898); John M. Finan (1928 – 1929).
Filing Card and Journal Department of the Brotherhood headquarters in Lafayette, Indiana, circa September 1903.
Correspondence Room No. 2 at General Headquarters, circa September 1903. The gentleman on the far left has been identified as W. Cook.
This union label ad was printed in the 1903 anniversary edition of The Painter and Decorator. The union label is, has, and will continue to be printed on everything this union prints, including our business cards, Constitution, and even the Journal (check the bottom of the table of contents page of the latest issue). We are proud union members, and we have the label to prove it.
Paint makers, circa 1904.
Paint makers, circa 1904. Colorized for display in the International offices in the late 90s, this photo currently hangs in the General Executive Boardroom with others from its time period.
Did you know that SC Johnson, the fifth-generation family company that makes global household brands including Pledge, Windex and Glade got its start over 126 years ago in Racine, Wisconsin as a small parquet flooring company? They are former sponsors of the Painter and Decorator. Here is one of their ads from a 1908 issue.