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Garment workers rehearse a chorus for ILGWU's own theater, Labor Stage

Garment workers rehearse a chorus for ILGWU's own theater, Labor Stage
Caption Reads: Garment workers of 1938, no longer sodden machine-serfs, link their past and their present in this picture as they rehearse a chorus in the I.L.G.W.U.'s own theater, Labor Stage, before a photo-mural depicting the hero-leaders of union history. I.L.G.W.U.'s extracurricular program got national attention last winter when its still current revue Pins and Needles, performed entirely by members, became a major hit of the Broadway season. A good-natured satire on capitalism, the show has netted a neat capitalistic profit of $35,000.
Photograph by Hansel Mieth in "ILGWU: A Great and Good Union Points the Way for America's Labor Movement," LIFE Magazine, August 1, 1938, 45.
Rights
JWA use only on jwa.org
Institution
The Picture Collection Inc.
Owner
The Picture Collection Inc.
Author(s)
Mieth, Hansel
Date / time
August 1, 1938
Publication
LIFE Magazine
Publisher
LIFE Magazine
Date published
August 1, 1938

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