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Amalgamated1937.jpg
Ball Committee of Local 139, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America at the Broadwood Hotel in 1937

Amalgamated1936.jpg
Committee of the 2nd annual Ball given by Local 139 of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America at the Broadwood Hotel in 1936.

Amalgamated Women.jpg
The Ball Committee for the Finishers and Buttonhole Makers of the Local 156 branch of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America has their first annual dance at the Broadwood Hotel in 1936.

ACWA general strike.JPG
The picture is of a poster promoting the ACWA's general strike of 1919. The poster is in Hebrew, English and a few other languages.

Sidney Hillman 1922 better picture.jpg
Although trained to become a rabbi, Sidney Hillman (1887-1946) became a political activist in tzarist Russia After arriving in the United States in 1907, Hillman became a union organizer and in 1914 helped found the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of…

ClothingCutters.jpg
Men and women cut fabrics to size to make men's suit jackets. These employees were all represented by the Amalgamated Clothing Worker's Union.

Amalgamated March.jpg
Pennsylvania ACWA women on strike for locals 136, 140 and several other locals all coming together for a common cause under the ACWU Joint Board of Pennsylvania.

Amalgamated.jpg
A song praising the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and advocating for industrial democracy.

Philadelphia_Inquirer_1922-08-03_12.pdf
The article is very critical of labor in Philadelphia and believes that the Amalgamated are hindering labor and a bunch of foreigners.

Sidney Hillman Revised.jpg
A picture of famous labor activist Sidney Hillman. Hillman would form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America and help to form the CIO. He would be appointed by FDR to the labor division of the War Production Board in 1942.
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