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Garment workers eating together before union-sponsored class

Garment workers eating together before union-sponsored class
Photograph by Hansel Mieth in "ILGWU: A Great and Good Union Points the Way for America's Labor Movement," LIFE Magazine, August 1, 1938, 47.

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Description
Photograph of garment workers eating together before a union-sponsored class.
Transcript
Original Caption Reads: The class which Yetta attends once a week... starts at 6:30 in the evening. Since Yetta quits work at 5:30, she cannot get home for dinner. So the union provides a free buffet of sandwiches, coffee, cake. Here she sits with others of her class in a small classroom talking and finishing her coffee. When they have all finished, they will go to the next room where the union, having given them food for their stomachs, will give food for their eager minds.
Date / time
August 1, 1938
Extent number
1
Extent type
(pages)
Author(s)
Mieth, Hansel
Publisher
LIFE Magazine
Pages
47
Publication
LIFE Magazine
Date published
August 1, 1938

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Garment workers eating together before union-sponsored class." (Viewed on November 29, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/garment-workers-eating-together-before-union-sponsored-class>.

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