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Bilingual flyer touting union benefits for ILGWU members, including job security, a 35-hour work week, paid holidays, vacation and severance pay and free medical care, New York, NY, n.d.

The purpose of the ILGWU Local 22's Education Department was to further the educational and cultural development of its membership. From the 1930s through the 1970s, the department routinely sponsored lectures and courses on a variety of labor and other topics, offered regular musical and dramatic performances, provided a library with books in English, Yiddish and Spanish and during the 1950s, English classes for Spanish speakers.
Identifier: KHE_5780-57_B1F10_052
Date: January 1 2009
Repository: Kheel Center for Labor Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University
Source: Cornell University, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives. International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Local 22. Education Department records (New York, N.Y.). 1933-1975; bulk 1950-1970. Box 1, Folder 10.
Rights: This record is not part of the New York State Archives' collection and is presented on our project partner's behalf for educational use only. Please contact the home repository for information on copyright and reproductions.
Alternate Identifier: DMS ID Number: 161255
Relation: Is format of: Digital representation of an 8.5 x 11" document.
Special Project: Ventana al Pasado/Window on the Past

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