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" Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) represented the other, ie favoring a very strongly unified union movement encompassing all of Canada. "
Cultures of Opposition: Jewish Immigrant Workers, New York City, 1881-1905 - Page 2
by Hadassa Kosak - 2000 - 220 pages
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The Curriculum: Problems, Politics, and Possibilities

Landon E. Beyer, Michael W. Apple - Education - 1988 - 368 pages
...especially the case in the emerging social studies field. For example, Socialist garment unions, such as the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), complained that the public schools had "serious gaps," in particular with regard to an ignorance...
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Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience

Peter Levine - History - 1993
...organizations which established formal athletic programs to provide relaxation and community for its members. The International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers, labor unions led by Jews and with predominately Jewish membership that approached 500,000 by the 1920s,...
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On Modern Jewish Politics

Ezra Mendelsohn - History - 1993 - 184 pages
..."line." Also impossible to ignore are the so-called Jewish labor unions in the United States, such as the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). These large organizations did not define themselves as Jewish and did not cater to an exclusively...
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Race in America: The Struggle for Equality

Herbert Hill - Social Science - 1993 - 465 pages
...Howard University, in his study of black workers in New York during the 1930s, concluded that both the International ladies Garment Workers Union [ILGWU] and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America had Negro Americans in their New York locals; it was disputable as to whether these unions practised...
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In the Almost Promised Land: American Jews and Blacks, 1915-1935

Hasia R. Diner - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 271 pages
...unionize black workers. Since a significant number of blacks labored in the garment industry, the leaders of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union felt that they could not afford to ignore blacks. Yet the way they organized black needle-workers...
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African Americans and Jews in the Twentieth Century: Studies in Convergence ...

V. P. Franklin - History - 1998 - 366 pages
...problem. Herman D. Bloch, in his study of Black workers in New York, concluded that in the 1930s both the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America had Negro Americans in their New York locals; it was disputable as to whether these 40. See Sterling...
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Working for Wages: The Roots of Insurgency

Martin Glaberman, Seymour Faber - Social Science - 1998 - 288 pages
...were a driving force in the great strikes that helped organize the clothing workers, ultimately in the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). But although the majority of the workers were female, the unions were dominated by male officials.174...
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How Jews Became White Folks and what that Says about Race in America

Karen Brodkin - History - 1998 - 243 pages
...most important in making Jewish socialism a bedrock of political culture on the Lower East Side.14 The International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union (ACWU) were built through huge waves of strikes that began with female shirtwaist makers in New...
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Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s

David Joseph Goldberg - History - 1999 - 210 pages
...in early 1920, it reached an all-time high of 5 million. Progressive garment workers' unions such as the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America scored a steady stream of victories throughout 1919; efforts to organize textile and meat-packing workers...
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Discontented America: The United States in the 1920s

David J. Goldberg - History - 1999 - 210 pages
...in early 1920, it reached an all-time high of 5 million. Progressive garment workers' unions such as the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America scored a steady stream of victories throughout 1919; efforts to organize textile and meat-packing workers...
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