Alter Esselin's union card. This one
must date from the years of the Second World War because
there is a faintly legible statement regarding FBI
approval of the card holder. All through the years
of my childhood there were periodic "crises"
that came about because Alter had to find his union
card. He was always mislaying it, and he would have
to find it in order to be able to bring it to the
scheduled Union meeting failure to bring it and
getting it stamped would result in a fine. In those
years of poverty stricken Depression, a two dollar
fine could be legitimately regarded as a catastrophe.
As I remember it, my mother usually was the one to
find the bedraggled thing, hiding under a stack of
manuscript versions of his poems
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