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ixContents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

CHAPTER 1

Robin Miller Jacoby

The Women’s Trade Union League Training School for Women Organizers, 1914–1926

Girls’ Stories

How I Escaped from the Factory

At the League’s Training School

Notes

CHAPTER 2

Susan Stone Wong

From Soul to Strawberries: The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union and Workers’ Education, 1914–1950

The Unity Movement—The Soul of a Union

We Shall Be Free

Why I Joined My Union, and What It Has Done for Me

Notes

CHAPTER 3

Mary Frederickson

Citizens for Democracy: The Industrial Programs of the YWCA

The Social Ideals of Club Suppers

What I Want from Workers’ Education

Workers and Students

Thoughts

Color Equality

Notes

CHAPTER 4

Rita Heller

Blue Collars and Bluestockings: The Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers, 1921–1938

The Song of the Factory Worker

The Machine

Thoughts in Patterns

My First Job

My First Strike

Excerpts from the Lantern Ceremony

Notes

CHAPTER 5

Mary Frederickson

Recognizing Regional Differences: The Southern Summer School for Women Workers

The Marion Manufacturing Company

A Strike against the Stretch-Out

My Struggle to Escape the Cotton Mill

I Was in the Gastonia Strike

Mother Jones’ Tin Pan Army: The Women Mop Up Coal-Dale

Notes

CHAPTER 6

Marion W. Roydhouse

Partners in Progress: The Affiliated Schools for Women Workers, 1928–1939

Your face, beautiful with belief

Corky Row

Workers’ Education, 1939

Notes

CHAPTER 7

Alice Kessler-Harris

Education in Working-Class Solidarity: The Summer School for Office Workers

We Went to the Summer School

We Take Our Stand

Notes

CHAPTER 8

Joyce L. Kornbluh

The She-She-She Camps: An Experiment in Living and Learning, 1934–1937

For Sale

Excerpts from papers written by participants in the New Deal camps for women workers

Notes

CHAPTER 9

Barbara Mayer Wertheimer

To Rekindle the Spirit: Current Education Programs for Women Workers

Interview with Barbara Kohn, United Auto Workers

We Came Here Stripped

Better Than B-12

Valedictory Speech

Factory Worker

On the Wings of a Dove

Sisterhood

Hope

Conviction

Notes

CHAPTER 10

Lyn Goldfarb

Memories of a Movement: A Conversation

Photographs

Selected Bibliography

Index

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Additional Information

ISBN
9781439917923
MARC Record
OCLC
1048888238
Pages
ix-xi
Launched on MUSE
2018-08-23
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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