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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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    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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    Women as Citizens: Vital Voices

    Panelists talked about the progress women have made in the 20th century, from suffrage to the right to define their own destiny. They discussed the ways in which the women’s movement helped…

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