Ceremonial sword and scabbard, with “T.V. Powderly” inscribed on the scabbard. Gift from the Knights of Labor of Leavenworth, Kansas to Terence Vincent Powderly, July 1887.
Donor: Mary Powderly
Documentation: See file for NMC 2354, which contains copy of letter from John J. Roche to T.V. Powderly.
Many labor-related objects from the George Gilmary Higgins Papers, not individually cataloged in the museum, may also be of interest. Please see the list of objects under Manuscripts > Higgins, George Gilmary.