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Title A Needle, a bobbin, a strike : women needleworkers in America / edited by Joan M. Jensen and Sue Davidson.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1984.


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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 304 pages : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Women in the political economy
Women in the political economy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Michelle Haberland -- Introduction / Sue Davidson -- Part I. Needlework as art, craft, and livelihood before 1900 -- [Part I Introduction] / Joan M. Jensen -- "If I didn't have my sewing machine ... ": women and sewing machine technology / Ava Barm and Susan E. Klepp -- "A paradise of fashion": A.T. Stewart's Department Store, 1862-1875 / Deborah S. Gardner -- Part II. The great uprisings: 1900-1920 -- [Part II Introduction] ; The great uprising in Rochester / Joan M. Jensen -- The uprising in Chicago: the Men's Garment Workers Strike, 1910-1911 / N. Sue Weiler -- The great uprising in Cleveland: when sisterhood failed / Lois Scharf -- The uprising of the 20,000: the making of labor legend / Ann Schofield -- Part III. Inside and outside the unions: 1920-1980 -- [Part III Introduction] / Joan M. Jensen -- Dorothy Jacobs Bellanca: women clothing workers and the runaway shops / Nina Asher -- Women at Farah: at unfinished story / Laurie Coyle, Gail Hersbatter and Emily Honig -- A stitch in our time: New York's Hispanic garment workers in the 1980s / Elizabeth Weiner and Hardy Green.
Subject Women clothing workers -- United States -- History.
Strikes and lockouts -- Clothing trade -- United States.
Labor unions -- United States -- Clothing workers.
Travailleuses du vÍtement -- …tats-Unis -- Histoire.
Strikes and lockouts -- Clothing trade
Women clothing workers
United States
Genre/Form History
Added Author Jensen, Joan M.
Davidson, Sue, 1925-2016.
Other Form: Print version: Needle, a bobbin, a strike : women needleworkers in America. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 1984 xxii, 306 pages 9781439917893
ISBN 9781439917909 (electronic bk.)
1439917906 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000065058038
AU@ 000065197410

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