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An excerpt from the FPU Circulars

Record No: mha00000129
Title: Fishermen's Protective Union Circulars
Dates: 1913-1927.
Location: R71-01 MHA
Creator: Fishermen's Protective Union of Newfoundland.
Extent: 10 cm.
Organization: Arranged chronologically.
Source of Supplied Title: Title based on description.
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: A union for fishermen founded in November 1908 by William Coaker. Organized on a community basis.
Scope and Content: Circulars sent to all F.P.U. Councils, 1913-1927. Some are marked confidential; many are signed by William Coaker. Also included is a copy of a land grant for Coaker's Island, 1917 and an issue of the Fishermen's Advocate, Nov 11, 1938 marking Coaker's death.
Custodial History: These papers, donated by Mrs. Kearley, were collected by her father-in-law, who was married to William Coaker's sister.
Subject: Fishermen's Protective Union
Subject: FPU
Subject: F.P.U.
Subject: Trade unions.
Subject: Circulars.
Authors_Personal Name: Coaker, W.F. (William Ford) Sir, 1871-1938.

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