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Female Shirtwaist makers hold signs that read "Workhouse Prisoner."  The caption reads: "Girls who served on Blackwell's Island and were cheered last night." | by Kheel Center, Cornell University Library
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Female Shirtwaist makers hold signs that read "Workhouse Prisoner." The caption reads: "Girls who served on Blackwell's Island and were cheered last night."

Title: Female Shirtwaist makers hold signs that read "Workhouse Prisoner." The caption reads: "Girls who served on Blackwell's Island and were cheered last night."

 

Date: 1909

 

Photographer: Unknown

 

Photo ID: 5780PB32F28A

 

Collection: International Ladies Garment Workers Union Photographs (1885-1985)

 

Repository: The Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives in the ILR School at Cornell University is the Catherwood Library unit that collects, preserves, and makes accessible special collections documenting the history of the workplace and labor relations. www.ilr.cornell.edu/library/kheel

 

Notes: Taken from a newspaper clipping. Edited and marked for production. No additional information available.

 

Copyright: There are no known U.S. copyright restrictions on this image. The digital file is owned by the Kheel Center which is making it freely available with the request that, when possible, the center be credited as its source.

 

Tags: Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives,Cornell University Library,Group Photo, Strikes, Women, Shirtwaist Makers

 

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Taken on October 4, 2010