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ILGWUInternational Ladies Garment Workers Union
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The penultimate chapter, on union label campaigns and the Farah boycott, devotes about a quarter of its pages to what I would term deep background: the role of boycotts in the American Revolution; union boycotts' shifting legal status from the Progressive Era through the 1950s; the union label's origins in white cigarmakers' race-baiting of Chinese immigrants in the 1870s; and garment unions' label campaigns prior to the postwar era, when ACWA and the ILGWU began to deploy them as primary tools for organizing in the South.
The ILGWU and ACWA continued to operate into the 1990s.
Asi, la tibieza de los integrantes del ILGWU permitio a los ocho murales censurados escapar del desastre.
Without directly looking at me, he growled: "The ILGWU is the bulwark against Stalinism and the most progressive union in American history.
Despite these representational shifts, however, both the radical, Communist IUNTW and the bureaucratic ILGWU functioned as sites of interaction between immigrant garment workers and their adopted societies.
The ILGWU, in the person of Robert Gladnick, ran a joint organizing campaign in Florida and Puerto Rico from 1953 to 1966 and helped facilitate job placement for workers who wanted to move (Shell-Weiss 2009b: 240-2).
Then came New York with a dreary furnished room and membership in the labor union ILGWU. She became an expert seamstress, but the dream of dance remained intact.
"Revising Labor History for the Cold War: The ILGWU and the Film With These Hands." HJFRTV 28.3 (2008): 311-33.
Wolensky provides a detailed chronological account of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) chorus in Pennsylvania, from its inception in 1947.
Maria Montoya looks at Hispanas in coal towns in Colorado; Lydia Otero writes about public history and memory and women's activism in Tucson, Arizona; Gabriela Arredondo discusses Mexicana immigrants in Chicago in the 1930s; Carmen Teresa Whalen addresses the 1958 dressmaker strikes by Puerto Rican women and ILGWU in New York; and my favorite is Virginia Sanchez Korrol's intellectual autobiography that she calls "the star in my compass"--she writes about growing up "Irish" in New York's parochial schools-it's a wonderful intellectual biography.
Terror Verdict," Daily Worker, September 29, 1955, 1; Herbert Signer, "ILGWU Dressmakers Demand U.S.
Writing in Chung Sai Yat Po, ILGWU organizer Benjamin Fee assesses the decline of the garment industry, noting structural problems, such as weak capitalization and seasonal layoffs, that were hampering successful factory operation even beyond the effects of the Depression.