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Brave Girl

Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Markel, Michelle (Book - 2013)
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An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.
Authors: Markel, Michelle
Statement of Responsibility: written by Michelle Markel ; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Title: Brave girl
Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909
Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Summary: An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.
Subject Headings: Lemlich, Clara, 1886-1982 Juvenile literature Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909 Juvenile literature Strikes and lockouts Clothing trade New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Women clothing workers New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Women in the labor movement New York (State) New York Juvenile literature Lemlich, Clara, 1886-1982 Juvenile literature Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909 Strikes and lockouts Clothing trade New York (State) New York Women clothing workers New York (State) New York Women in the labor movement New York (State) New York
Topical Term: Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909
Strikes and lockouts
Women clothing workers
Women in the labor movement
Shirtwaist Makers' Strike, New York, N.Y., 1909
Strikes and lockouts
Women clothing workers
Women in the labor movement
Additional Contributors: Sweet, Melissa 1956-
LCCN: 2012025439
ISBN: 9780061804427
0061804428
Branch Call Number: J B Lemlich M
Research Call Number: JFF 14-173
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Apr 11, 2014
  • thelibrarylisa rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The ending gave me chills!

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