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This Week in History: A fact for May

Clara Lemlich in a shirtwaist

Activist Clara Shavelson leads butcher shop boycott

May 27, 1935

New York City women, led by activist Clara Shavelson, picketed Manhattan butcher shops to demand a reduction in the price of meat.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for May." (Viewed on December 20, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/may/random>.

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