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Labor History Landmark: No. 9 The Metropolitan Opera House

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Top 11 Labor History Landmarks in New York City
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The Top 11 Labor History Landmarks in New York City is a blog series on Jewesses with Attitude created in honor of Women's History Month and the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Waist Factory fire. Learn more about the series here, or check out JWA's online walking tour.

The "Top 11" Landmarks in Jewish Women's Labor History

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Top 11 Labor History Landmarks in New York City

Physical places add an important dimension to our understanding of history. This was the impetus behind JWA's effort to put Jewish women "On the Map." This month, we have been commemorating the centennial of the Triangle factory fire, which took the lives of 146 garment workers. The history of the labor movement in the U.S. is inextricably linked with this watershed event.

10 Things You Should Know About Rose Schneiderman

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Top 10 Jewish Women in Labor History
Rose Schneiderman
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  1. Born in 1882 into a devout Jewish family in Saven, Poland, Rose Schneiderman was raised from an early age to believe she was capa

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