"Pauline Newman" (from UNITE Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3901 [ca. 1915]). The garment worker turned trade unionist Pauline Newman played a critical role in the strikes of female garment workers from 1909-1913. In the following years, she was one of a number of female trade union activists who struggled to win leadership positions for women within the ILGWU.

From Sweated work, weak bodies: anti-sweatshop campaigns and languages of labor by Daniel E. Bender

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  • Figure 10 "Pauline Newman" (from UNITE Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-3901 [ca. 1915]). The garment worker turned trade unionist Pauline Newman played a critical role in the strikes of female garment workers from 1909-1913. In the following years, she was one of a number of female trade union activists who struggled to win leadership positions for women within the ILGWU.