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Presidents of the ILGWU often delivered speeches on topics of interest to workers in the women's garment manufacturing industry in particular and organized labor in general.

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Statement at the Albany Conference

Benjamin Schlesinger

February 7, 1930

This statement was given by Schlesinger at the Albany Conference before Governor Roosevelt. He discusses how the manufacture of dresses in New York has lapsed into a condition of utter chaos.

Kheel Center call number: 5780/010, box 3, folder 7

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