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The Kheel Center ILGWU Collection

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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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"General walkout in the New York cloak and suit industry a complete success"

Morris Sigman

July 1, 1926

Statement given by Sigman about the success of a general walkout of 40,000 cloakmakers. Includes Sigman's assessment of the strike as inevitable.

Kheel Center call number: 5780/006, box 5, folder 14

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