Lexington Musicians' Association
The Lexington Musicians' Association is the local chapter of the American Federation of Musicians (Local 554-635) and was chartered in 1910. At the time of its creation it raised some controversy as the first musician labor union in the city. The LMA was affiliated with Lexington's Central Labor Union.
The directory contains information on Kentucky member musicians, the union rates, and instruments played.
Information from "Musicians' Union a Controversy." Lexington Leader 7 November 1910: 2. Microfilm.
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