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Living the Legacy - Keyword: Textile Industry

  • Photo of a Small Garment Factory
    Unit 1, Lesson 2

    Investigate the workplace conditions that led immigrant women to strike in the “Uprising of the 20,000” in 1909-1910, and the tragedy of the Triangle fire that led to lasting labor reform.

  • Garment workers rehearse a chorus for ILGWU's own theater, Labor Stage
    Unit 1, Lesson 1

    Explore the concept of “Bread and Roses” and ideas about work and dignity, with specific cases on education and culture, hats and clothing, poetry and song, as well as traditional Jewish texts about labor.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Living the Legacy - Keyword: Textile Industry." (Viewed on April 19, 2014) <http://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/keyword/Textile-Industry>.