Sewn in coal country : an oral history of the ladies' garment industry in northeastern Pennsylvania, 1945-1995 / [edited by] Robert P. Wolensky.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Gettysburg Library||331.88 SEWN (Text)||35740635607054||Nonfiction||Available||-|
|Althea Schildknecht Named Endowment, 2020|
- ISBN: 9780271084909
- ISBN: 0271084901
- ISBN: 9780271084985
- ISBN: 0271084987
- Physical Description: xxiii, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
- Publisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 
- Copyright: ©2020.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-371)and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Dorothy "Dot" Ney : garment worker, union organizer, and business agent -- William "Bill" Cherkes : garment shop owner and garment association president -- Minnie "Min" Matheson : labor leader, social activist, and ILGWU district director -- Angelo "Rusty" "Bill" DePasquale : mineworker and ILGWU organizer and "enforcer" -- Anthony "Tony" D'Angelo : garment presser and barber -- Alice Reca " garment worker, union organizer, and business agent -- John "Johnny" Justin : garment worker, labor organizer, and ILGWU district director -- Clementine "Clem" Lyons : garment worker, business agent, and chorus performer and director -- Helen Weiss : garment worker, business agent, and chorus performer -- George and Lucy Zorgo : union printers and labor advocates -- Philomena "Minnie" Caputo : garment worker, union activist, chairlady, and floorlady -- Dr. Albert Schiowitz : physician and director of Wyoming Valley ILGWU Health Center -- Leo Gutstein : family garment shop owner and garment association president -- Pearl Novak : garment worker, union organizer, and social activist -- Betty Greenberg : mother, spouse, activist, and the Mathesons' daughter -- Labor, working-class, gender, and oral history.
"A study of the ladies' garment industry in northeastern Pennsylvania between 1945 and 1995, featuring sixteen selected oral histories conducted with workers, shop owners, and others with knowledge of the industry"-- Provided by publisher.
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