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Labor History: Garment Workers
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Starting in the early 20th century, women worked in both men's and women's garment manufacturing, and were members of the unions that eventually represented these two industries. The Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America represented the workers in the men's clothing industry and aligned immediately with the newl...
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Mai Lee/Ger Vang/Vue
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The Hmong are subsistence farming mountain people who live in China and Southeast Asia. Many of those in Laos allied themselves with the US during the Vietnam war, hoping to protect their way of life. They are one of the montangard groups referred to in discussions of the war. Many worked directly with the CIA in...
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Rosemary Hays
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Rosemary Hays began her professional life as a speech and drama teacher. Even after she went into the real estate business in 1941, she continued to be involved in the theater. Later in life, she performed in commercials and in radio dramas.
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Women's History: Reformers and Radicals (Early Twentieth Century)
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Historically, women's reform and radical activities have taken various forms. Some women worked in organizations that specifically focused on the position of women in society, such as the fight for woman suffrage (see Suffragist Series) while others worked in organizations like the National Council of Negro Women,...
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Women's History: Women's Lives, Women's Work, 1900-1960
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This series is comprised of a range of women whose work and lives are not easily classified. With only one exception, they constitute a cohort born in the period from 1885 to 1900, and although they all eventually ended up in southern California, their work, family and community lives often played out elsewhere. L...
(California: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive),
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