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Emotion Strained through a Thinking Mind: Fannia Cohn, the ilgwu, and the Struggle for Workers’ Education, 1915–1945

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the moment that garment workers began reading to each other on the garment shop floor to make up for their inability to attend school, the drive for education was a central thrust of industrial ... More


Witnessing the End of an Era: The Postwar Years and the Decline of Industrial Feminism

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is both an epilogue, tracing the story of the last years of Rose Schneiderman, Pauline Newman, Clara Lemlich and Fannia Cohn, and a reflection on their legacies. It examines the ways ... More


Reconstructing a Multicultural Union, 1927–1933

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses political, economic, and ideological developments in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) that influenced the progress and direction of union building. On ... More


Political Factionalism and Multicultural Education, 1917–1927

Daniel Katz

in All Together Different: Yiddish Socialists, Garment Workers, and the Labor Roots of Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748367
eISBN:
9780814763674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748367.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the elements of Yiddishism that underpinned the ideology of Jewish radicalism through World War I and survived the crisis on the Left that was precipitated by the Russian ... More


Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Annelise Orleck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over twenty years after its initial publication, Annelise Orleck's Common Sense and a Little Fire continues to resonate with its harrowing story of activism, labor, and women's history. Orleck traces ... More


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