Clara Lemlich By: Mitchell Bergman

How did Americans address the social and economic issues that surfaced as a result of the industrial revolution?

Clara lemlich worked in a sweatshop where her pay was $3 a week, machinery was unsafe and working conditions are terrible

Because of this Clara lemlich joined the ILGWU or the INTERNATIONAL LADIES GARMENT WORKERS UNION.


Created with images by Kheel Center, Cornell University Library - "Portrait of Clara Lemlich, leader of the Shirtwaist Strike of 1909-1910" • Kheel Center, Cornell University Library - "Women model union label clothing at an ILGWU fashion show."

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