1922 Labor Day Association History
Weather: Hot
The Celebration was again held prior to the Gibson County Fair on Monday.
Over 1,000 marched in Parade.
All Unions marched in mass rather than in units to support the striking Railway Shopmen’s strike
Seigrist & Siilbon Shows and Carnival Rides provided entertainment for the Celebration.
The Central Labor Union had a food stand open for Sunday & Monday. The proceedes went to subsubsized the expenses of putting the Labor Day Celebration on.
All events are provided FREE to all.
Few banners were displayed but several floats and cars in Parade.
Parade Route:
Form at Race & Water Streets and go North to Broadway Street then to Broadway Street to Main Street, then Main Street to State Street then State Street to Hart Street, then Hart Street to Spruce Street Spruce Street to the Gibson County Fairgrounds
1922 Parade Lineup
Chief Parade Marshall-Sherman Davis
his Assistants;
Frank Bolin
George Burkhart
Labor Day Association Officers;
Vice President
Recording Secretary
Seigrist & Siilbon Show’s Band
Princeton Mayor — Charles A. Niemeir
Princeton City Council
Princeton Firefighters
Princeton Police
Owensville Band
Federated Shop Crafts Union of Princeton, IN
Federated Shop Crafts Union of Evansville, IN
Federated Shop Crafts Union Auxiliary of Prineton, IN.
UMWA Union # 21
UMWA Union # 1085
UMWA Union # 1396
UMWA Union # 2777
B. R. C. of A. Union # 13
Brotherhood of Maintenance & Way Union
Teamsters Union
Barbers Union # 751
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Union
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen Union
Brotherhood of Locomotive Trainmen Union
Brotherhood of Locomotive Conductors Union
Machinists Union #985
Boilermakers Union
Blacksmiths Union
Sheet Metal Workers Union # 96
Sheet Metal Workers Union # 20
Electrical Union #604
Railway Clerks Union
Stationary Engineers Union
Brick Masons Union
Carpenters & Jointers Union #812
Painters Union #373
Typographical Union #15
Floats & Display Wagons


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