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Oral history interview with Frieda Schwenkmeyer, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

Frieda Schwenkmeyer

Oral history interview with Frieda Schwenkmeyer, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

by Frieda Schwenkmeyer

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Published by Microfilming Corporation of America in Sanford, N.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Bette Craig.
SeriesThe Twentieth century trade union woman ;, no. 34, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsCraig, Bette.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2478 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3211630M
LC Control Number83118698

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The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), also known as just the Amalgamated, was formed in in a move away from the more conservative, craft-oriented United Garment Workers. The ACWA focused primarily on the production of men’s, ready-to-wear garments.

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Box 4: Folder Chicago played an important role in the formation and growth of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), a union of men's clothing workers. In –11, after an unsuccessful strike, these semiskilled immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe formed a local chartered by the United Garment Workers Union (UGW).

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The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) was a United States labor union known for its support for "social unionism" and progressive political causes. Led by Sidney Hillman for its first thirty years, it helped found the Congress of Industrial merged with the Textile Workers Union of America (TWUA) in to form the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union Affiliation: AFL, CIO, AFL-CIO.

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Talk:Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America The amalgamated solidified its gains and extended its power in Chicago through a series of strikes in the last half of the s. The Amalgamated found it harder, on the other hand, to make gains in Baltimore, where it was able to sign an agreement with one of the largest manufacturers that, like.

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). This interview was marked restricted as of This interview is available in Catherwood Library on microfiche. Box 2. Leslie Swift, chief of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum film, oral history, and recorded sound branch, talks about the origins and purposes of the museum's oral history collection.

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Kennedy, Sr., among other.Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman correspondence,(bulk). Cornell University Library: referencedIn: International Ladies Garment Workers Union.

Benjamin Schlesinger, President. Records, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library: referencedIn.Connie Kopelov (), a pioneer in both labor and women's education and history, held positions in various labor and labor-related organizations including the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, later the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union, the Workers Defense League and the New York Labor History Association.