ILGWU. Local 62-32 agreements, 1966-1981.
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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...
In 1937 a group known as the Players of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union wrote, produced and starred in Pins and Needles, a "witty and tuneful" musical revue satirizing organized labor in general and the ILGWU in particular. Numbers include "Sing us a song with social significance," Doin' the reactionary," and "One big union for two." The play was so successful that it was given a regular run at the Labor Stage in New York, with new skits and songs added periodically to keep the ...
Local 62, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), also known as the Underwear and White Goods Workers Union, was chartered in 1909 and based in New York, New York. From the description of ILGWU. Local 62 correspondence, 1913-1976. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64752187 From the description of ILGWU. Local 62. Managers' Correspondence, 1941-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 239617541 From the description of ILGW...