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"March to City Hall" During the Uprising of the 20,000, circa 1909

"March to City Hall" During the Uprising of the 20,000, circa 1909

The Uprising of the 20,000 is the largest strike by women to date in American history. It is estimated that around thirty thousand workers participated in the strike during its eleven-week duration, 90 percent of whom were Jewish and 70 percent women.

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

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Contributor: Submitter
Morley, Barb
Contributor: Institution
Kheel Center, Cornell University

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Jewish Women's Archive. ""March to City Hall" During the Uprising of the 20,000, circa 1909." (Viewed on July 25, 2016) <http://jwa.org/media/uprising-of-20000-march-to-city-hall>.

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