ILGWU Records, 1884-2006 , bulk 1923-1995.

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ILGWU Records, 1884-2006 , bulk 1923-1995.

Archives of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) which document the history of the most significant labor union representing workers in the women's garment industry in the United States and Canada.

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Cohn, Fannia Mary, 1885-1962.

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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...

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Daniels, Wilbur

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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...

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Solomon, Irwin

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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...

Mazur, Jay

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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...

Stulberg, Louis, 1901-1977

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Zimmerman, Charles S., 1896-1983

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Charles S. Zimmerman (1896-1983) was a labor leader and political activist. Zimmerman was born in Russia in 1896 and emigrated to the U.S. in 1913. He worked in the New York garment industry and joined the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) Local 22. Shortly thereafter, he became its secretary-manager. He was also an organizer for the Joint Board of the Dress and Waistmaker Union. Zimmerman joined the Socialist Party in 1917. Throughout the 1920s, Zimmerman was an active member ...

Stein, Leon, 1912-

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Leon Stein was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1912. After graduating from City College of New York in 1934, he worked as a cutter and patternmaker in New York City's garment industry, and became a full-time organizer in 1941. The author of many articles and books, Stein served as the Editor of Justice, the official organ of the ILGWU, from 1952 to 1977. He died at the age of 78. From the description of ILGWU. Leon Stein papers. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 70123...

Dubinsky, David, 1892-1982

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"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. ...

Sigman, Morris, 1880-1931

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Chaikin, Sol.

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Nagler, Isidore, 1895-

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Local 10 of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), also known as the Amalgamated Ladies' Garment Cutters' Union, was based in New York, New York. Isidore Nagler was Manager of the Amalgamated Ladies' Garment Cutters' Union, Local 10 of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from 1939 to 1952. From the description of ILGWU. Local 10. Manager's correspondence, 1938-1948. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63906310 Local 10 of the Int...

Antonini, Luigi, 1883-1968

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Luigi Antonini (1883-1968), an Italian American labor organizer, was born in Vallata Irpino, Avellino, Italy, and came to the United States in 1908. He worked in a cigar factory, a piano factory, and as a dress presser. In 1913, he joined the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, for which he became an organizer for Local 25 in 1916, and, later, for Italian Dressmakers Local 89; from 1934-1967, he was ILGWU vice-president. Antonini was founder of the Italian Chamber of Labor in 1913 and ...

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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 ...

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Pesotta, Rose, 1896-

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Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. From the description of Rose Pesotta papers, 1922-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122517425 From the guide to the Rose Pesotta papers, 1922-1965, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) 1896 Born in Derazhnya, Russia, November 20 1909 ...

Howard, Alan, 1934-....

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