Yivo archives - Interviews in Amerikaner, Yiddishe Geschichte Bel-Pe, 1963-1964.
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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Pauline Newman, 1976. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321618 Labor organizer, union official, and socialist, Newman (ca.1890-1986), an immigrant from Lithuania and a factory worker when very young, was the first woman organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Director of Health Education at its Union Health Center, and an active member of t...
Chairman of the American Zionist Council in New York. From the description of Press release, 1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122392028 From the guide to the Louis Lipsky press release, 1952, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Louis Lipsky, noted Zionist leader, journalist and author, was born in Rochester, N.Y. in 1876 one of 11 children to Polish immigrant parents. The family came from a town called Philipova, a village near Suwalk. The Jewish com...
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 ...