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Officers of Local Union No. 183
Officers of Local Union No. 183
TitleOfficers of Local Union No. 183
DescriptionFrom text: "The first union of women workers, of the great packing houses of the Union Stock Yards of Chicago, was organized at the University of Chicago Settlement last April with twenty charter members. It is known as "Local No. 183 of the Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butchers' Workmen of North America." Three years ago a small group of four girls, inspired by an Irish girl, one who had worked from a good many years in "The Yards, " whose love for the cause of labor was deep and intelligent, organized a strike at Libby McNeill & Libby's. The strike resulted disastrously to all involved; the leaders were dismissed and have never been reinstated. This same young girl, a victim of the conditions under which she worked, when dying of consumption, was still a leading spirit."
Date1903-01
TypePhotographs
Identifiercommonsmonthlyre78chic_0152.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/commonsmonthlyre78chic#page/n151/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:Serial/commonsmonthlyre
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
SubjectLabor unions
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionPeople
Women
Book TitleThe Commons : a monthly record devoted to aspects of life and labor from the social settlement point of view.
CollectionPicture Chicago
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