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Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson

This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson ." (Viewed on April 2, 2020) <>.


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