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    Unionizing Women Garment Workers

    In the early 20th century, the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union was the largest women’s union in the world. It pushed to improve benefits for women in the clothing industry and inspired union…

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    Household Workers Unite

    Premilla Nadasen talked about her book, Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement, about how African-American domestic workers sought to form…

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    A Difficult Woman

    Alice Kessler-Harris recounts the life of playwright and political activist Lillian Hellman (1905-1984). She was the author of numerous politically and socially infused plays, including The Children’s Hour…

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