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International Ladies Garment Makers Union (ILGWU)

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Jewish Women's Archive. "International Ladies Garment Makers Union (ILGWU)." (Viewed on October 26, 2014) <http://jwa.org/tags/international-ladies-garment-makers-union-ilgwu>.

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