Category Archives: Women’s Labor History

We Were There

“We Were There” video with Bev Grant’s song and historic photos

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Union Women: Roots of Leadership

Interviews with women labor leaders

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Women and Work

History of Women in the Labor Movement “We are starving while we work; we might as well starve while we strike!” — 1909 Garment Workers’ Strike Banner Introduction Women have worked for ages in industrial, clerical, and service work and …

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Union Maid Lyrics

Union Maid A Song by Woody Guthrie © 1961 Ludlow Music Inc. There once was a union maid She never was afraid Of goons and ginks and company finks And the deputy sheriffs who made the raid She went to …

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Women’s Labor History

Read the Lyrics to Union Maid

Women and Work – An Introduction

A Brief History of Women in the Labor Movement – An Article by Juliet H. Mofford for Women’s History Magazine

The Face of the Labor Movement – Women at the Front Lines

Suggested Information for Further Research

An Extensive Collection of Links on Women’s Labor History
(Developed by the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees)

Resources for Women’s History Month Provided by the Coalition of Labor Union Women

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