Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
TheUprising of 20,000
Clara Lemlich, third from left, and members of the International            Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 25
Samuel Gompers addresses the shirtwaist makers on November 22, 1909 at the Cooper Union.
Clara Lemlich, garment worker and labor activist
Women pledge their support for a general shirtwaist makers strike, 1909.
Members of the Women’s Trade Union League and strikers at Clinton Hall, the strike’s                             headquart...
Strikers carry signs that say “Strike… 30,000 Shirt Waist Makers… Higher Wages                                and Shorter ...
Shirtwaist Makers on Strike, 1909.
Strikers march to City Hall to protest abuse by police, 1909.
Strikers march in the cold, 1910.
Strikers who were arrested are shown here at Blackwell’s Island (nowRoosevelt Island). They hold their “Workhouse Prisoner...
Four strikers wear signs that say “Picket, Ladies Tailors Strikers”, 1910.
The strike ended on February 15, 1910. Louis Brandeis worked out an agreement            called the Protocol of Peace betw...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

The Uprising of 20,000

1,804 views

Published on

Published in: News & Politics, Career, Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

The Uprising of 20,000

  1. 1. TheUprising of 20,000
  2. 2. Clara Lemlich, third from left, and members of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union Local 25
  3. 3. Samuel Gompers addresses the shirtwaist makers on November 22, 1909 at the Cooper Union.
  4. 4. Clara Lemlich, garment worker and labor activist
  5. 5. Women pledge their support for a general shirtwaist makers strike, 1909.
  6. 6. Members of the Women’s Trade Union League and strikers at Clinton Hall, the strike’s headquarters, 1909.
  7. 7. Strikers carry signs that say “Strike… 30,000 Shirt Waist Makers… Higher Wages and Shorter Hours.”
  8. 8. Shirtwaist Makers on Strike, 1909.
  9. 9. Strikers march to City Hall to protest abuse by police, 1909.
  10. 10. Strikers march in the cold, 1910.
  11. 11. Strikers who were arrested are shown here at Blackwell’s Island (nowRoosevelt Island). They hold their “Workhouse Prisoner” signs proudly, 1910.
  12. 12. Four strikers wear signs that say “Picket, Ladies Tailors Strikers”, 1910.
  13. 13. The strike ended on February 15, 1910. Louis Brandeis worked out an agreement called the Protocol of Peace between the factory owners and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

×