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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.
Rights: 
JWA use only on jwa.org
Institution: 
The Picture Collection Inc.
Owner: 
The Picture Collection Inc.

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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 April 17, 2014) <http://jwa.org/media/garment-workers-eating-together-before-union-sponsored-class>.