We Shall Not Be Moved: The Women's Factory Strike of 1909

by Joan Dash

Paperback, 1998

Status

Available

Publication

Polaris (1998), Edition: Reprint, 165 pages

Description

Describes the conditions that gave rise to efforts to secure better working conditions for the women working in the garment industry in early twentieth-century New York and led to the formation of the Women's Trade Union League and the first women's strike in 1909.

User reviews

LibraryThing member ChloePalmer
Have you ever wanted to make a change in the world? If you are interested in the transformation of society, then look no further than "We Shall Not Be Moved: The Women's Factory Strike of 1909". Joan Dash, the wonderful author coaxes you into a world of discontent where workers unite to change their working conditions through protests, strikes, and perseverance. This vivid and touching portrait of the lives of young, working-class women will be sure to inspire anyone who reads it.… (more)

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

165 p.; 7.59 inches

ISBN

0590484109 / 9780590484107

Local notes

young readers
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