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.

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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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