Oral history interview with Julia Maietta, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

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SeriesThe Twentieth century trade union woman ;, no. 18, New York Times oral history program
ContributionsHoffman, Alice M.
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Julia Luigia Maietta (), labor organizer with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, ran and lost the election for the 22nd Congressional District in and She was director of the Women's Activities Department in the AFL-CIO and served on the Pennsylvania Commission for Women ( ).

Amalgamated Clothing Workers Of America Records, Collection Number: Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Oral history.

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Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union. reference to "girls in this shop who are carrying both our book and one of the United Garment Workers". Box 4: Folder Read the transcripts and listen to the audio files (when available) for the Black Women Oral History Project.

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The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America originated from a split in the United Garment Workers in The ACWA quickly became the dominant force for unionism in the men’s clothing industry, controlling shops in Boston, Baltimore, Chicago, and New York.

The USWA supported an oral history project beginning in the mids to preserve a record of its history. Alice Hoffman, faculty with Penn State Labor Studies Department, conducted many of these interviews and expanded the project to document the labor movement in Pennsylvania. Based in New Haven, Connecticut, Local Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America book a chapter of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA) that worked to improve wages and hours of work, to increase job security, to provide facilities for advancing cultural, educational, and recreational interests of its members, and to strengthen the labor movement.

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union (ACTWU), former union of garment and apparel workers in the United States and was formed in by the merger of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), a large union representing workers in the men’s clothing industry, with the Textile Workers Union of America, a smaller union founded in Use the search bar on the upper right to retrieve: Moments in Diplomatic History, Fascinating Figures, Books and Publications and other material.

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The AMALGAMATED CLOTHING AND TEXTILE WORKERS UNION was organized nationally in as the independent Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). An early supporter of industrial unionism, the ACWA scored some initial success when it came to Cleveland in the s, but organizing was hindered by a recession in the industry in the s.

Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA). This interview was marked restricted as of This interview is available in Catherwood Library on microfiche.

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Research interviews conducted by historians and political scientists, as well as the working files of journalists on. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America - folders 2, 10, 12, 26, 27, 36, 43, 45, 52, 54 American Federation of Labor - folder 44 American Federation of Labor - Congress of Industrial Organization.

Oral History Interview with Richard Barentine, Janu Interview I Oral History Interview with Julia Virginia Jones, October 6, Interview J Depression, McGill primarily worked as a labor organizer, first for the Women's Trade Union League and later for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers' Union.

McGill, Eula. From the description of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Rochester Joint Board minutes,bulk [microform]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, the most significant union representing workers in the men's clothing industry, was founded in New York.

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The title of the oral history project was "The Twentieth Century Trade Union Woman: Vehicle for Social Change." InBrigid O'Farrell, one of the project's interviewers, and Joyce L. Kornbluh of ILIR published a book Rocking the Boat; Union Women's Voices, based upon the interviews.

Oral History Interview with Julia Virginia Jones, October 6, She describes her education and high school graduation through stories from her book, McGill primarily worked as a labor organizer, first for the Women's Trade Union League and later for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union.

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David Stone (center), 3d Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, and an unidentified combat engineer about improvised explosive devices. 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 killing of George Floyd is not an isolated incident, but another event in a long history of state violence and brutality toward people of color in the United States—a. Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, Brown, Julia, advertisements for speaking engagements, circa Outlaw, Lucille, oral history, Outlaw was a janitor at Mississippi State and the interview, conducted by Mandy Dershem, recounts racial attitudes in the South in An interview with Alice Hoffman by Charles Hardy (Book) 8 editions published ""Tell me about the war""--These words launched a ten-year project in oral history by a husband-and-wife team.

Howard Hoffman fought in World War II from Cassino to the Elbe as a mortar crewman and a forward observer. 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. Series IV, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (#), is divided into two alphabetical correspondence files: individuals and organizations/subjects.

Original folder headings and arrangement have been maintained, with one exception: individuals with more than a. 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.

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. Clothing was a determining factor of social class. Some women could afford custom made clothing, others purchased ready to wear clothing, and even more relied on sewing machines in the home to make their clothes.

Regardless of the type of clothing, women's fashion in the late 19th century was a gateway for expression in a male-dominated world.JAMES WESTBROOK PEGLER PAPERS, 63 linear feet, 5 linear inches ( manuscript boxes) Herbert Hoover Presidential Library BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE Aug 2, Born in Minneapolis to Arthur and Frances Pegler Correspondent on the European staff of the United Press Service.

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