International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Louis Stulberg, General Secretary-Treasurer. Correspondence, 1956-1966 [bulk 1959-1966].
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International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
The ILGWU Archives were established in 1973 and transferred to the Kheel Center in 1987. From the description of ILGWU. Charles Zimmerman Collection of Radical Pamphlets, 1898-1978. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 748341343 The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the most significant union representing workers in the men's clothing industry, was founded in New York City in 1914 as a breakaway movement from the United Garment Workers. Radic...
Chaikin, Sol C.
President of the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU). From the description of Tape, 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155501032 1918 Born, New York City, January 9th 1934 Graduated Townsend Harris Hall High School 1940 LL.B Degree, Brooklyn Law School Married Rosalind Bryon Organizer, ILGWU Local 178, Fall River, Massachusetts 1942 Business Agent, Local 281, Boston and Lowell, Massachusetts 1943 U.S. Air Force 1946 Manager, Local 22&, ILGWU, Springfiel...
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963
Herbert Henry Lehman (March 28, 1878 – December 5, 1963) was an American investment banker and politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he notably served from 1933 until 1942 as the 45th Governor of New York and as U.S. Senator from New York between 1949 and 1957. Born in Manhattan, he attended The Sachs School and Sachs Collegiate Institute before earning a B.A. from Williams College. After graduating, Lehman worked in textile manufacturing, eventually becoming vice-president and treasu...
AFL-CIO. Industrial Union Dept
Unity House was a resort in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, operated by the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and used as a vacation destination and educational center for its members. It was purchased by Locals 22 and 25 in 1919, and consisted of a lake and 750 acres of land. In the 1920s the locals sold the resort to the international organization. Unity House prospered after World War II, but attendance dropped throughout the 1960s and continued to dwindle in the 1970s and 19...
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Executive Vice-President.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. General Secretary-Treasurer
Louis Stulberg was born in Poland in 1901 and emigrated with his parents to Canada in 1904. After graduating from the Harbord Collegiate Institute in Toronto in 1918, he moved to Chicago, where he worked as a cutter and joined ILGWU Local 81. Stulberg moved around the country, working as a cutter and union organizer in Toledo, Ohio, Chicago, and New York City. He finally settled in New York, working as an official and organizer in ILGWU Local 10. Later he held a number of executive positions in ...
Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968
Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Convention
Liberal Party of New York State
The Liberal Party of New York State was organized in New York City in 1944 by two prominent trade union leaders and former officials of the American Labor Party, David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and Alex Rose, president of the United Hatters, Cap and Millinery Workers Union. The most successful third party in America in the 20th century, the Liberal Party has sought to offer the liberal, progressive and independent voter in New York an alternative to t...
The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union was founded in New York City in 1900 by mostly Socialist immigrant workers who sought to unite the various crafts in the growing women’s garment industry. The union soon reflected changes in the sector and rapidly organized thousands of unskilled and semi-skilled women, mostly Jewish and Italian young immigrants. Exemplifying the “new unionism,” the ILGWU led two of the most widespread and best-known industrial strikes of the early Tw...
Lieberman, Elias, 1888-
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Union Health Center
The ILGWU Union Health Center was founded in 1911 in New York and was the first organization of its kind in the United States. The Center provided medical services, including prescription drugs, dental care, and eye examinations, to ILGWU members at low cost. It also offered health education courses and organized activities to ensure the good health of union members. From the description of ILGWU. Union Health Center publications, 1915-1986. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat rec...
Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982
"Permanent deposit" From the description of International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. David Dubinsky, Memorabilia. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64059271 1892 Born February 22nd in Brest-Litovsk, then in Russia, son of Bezalel and Shaina (Malka) Dobnievsky. Moved to Lodz, where the family operated a bakery. ...
Stulberg, Louis, 1901-1977
After working as general counsel for the Textile Workers of America, James Lipsig served as Assistant Executive Secretary of the ILGWU for thirty years. Throughout his career, Lipsig also served as secretary of the Socialist Party of New York State, as board member of the Jewish Labor Committee, the National Sharecroppers' Fund and the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory, and as a consultant to the Workers Defense League. Born in New York City, Lipsig was a graduate of City College and ...
Matyas, Jennie, 1895-