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Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909

Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909

A mass meeting, attended by labor leaders including Samuel Gompers, was held in November 1909 in Cooper Union's Great Hall. It was there that 23-year-old shirtwaist maker Clara Lemlich called for a strike that led to the Uprising of the 20,000.

Courtesy of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.

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Contributor: Submitter
Morley, Barb
Contributor: Institution
Kheel Center, Cornell University
Date / time
NOV-1909
Institution
The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909." (Viewed on August 26, 2016) <http://jwa.org/media/cooper-unions-great-hall-november-1909>.

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