Item 5082. SHOP NEWS. NO. 20. AUGUST 12, 1941 "DRESSMAKERS WIN WAGE INCRESASE, 30 MORE SPORTSWEAR SHOPS SIGNED"

SHOP NEWS. NO. 20. AUGUST 12, 1941 "DRESSMAKERS WIN WAGE INCRESASE, 30 MORE SPORTSWEAR SHOPS SIGNED"

Los Angeles [New York], The Union, 1941. Item #26596

Newspaper. 4 pages. Includes photos. Holocaust era issue, but really a recrutiment pamphlet disguised as a newspaper which displays all the ways the union is winning and growing. "Published for and in the interest of Workres in Non-Union Shops by International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." Four months later the US would be in the war and strikes would be banned, the textile industry booming with war-time production. The heavily Yiddish-speaking International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union was once one of the largest labor unions in the United States, one of the first U. S. Unions to have a primarily female membership, and a key player in the labor history of the 1920s and 1930s. Back page includes Noticias Del Taller, in Spanish. Contents includes: “Strikers Get 15 Per Cent Boost in Pay, ” “Dubinsky Rejoices Over Victories; Pledges Full Aid, ” “Blanket Sportswear Agreement Signed. ” OCLC lists no copies. Cover is slightly darkened but all text is clear. Letter “D” written on cover in margin. Very good condition. (HOLO2-39-7-XX-'+).

Price: $100.00