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Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909

Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909

International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.
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JWA use only on jwa.org
Submitter: 
Morley, Barb
Institution: 
Kheel Center, Cornell University
Description: 
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."

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Cooper Union's Great Hall November 1909." (Viewed on April 18, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/cooper-unions-great-hall-november-1909>.