Education: Not Bread Alone

One of the most successful U. S. labor unions, International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (275,000 members), is a little world in itself. It has its historic dates (the great strikes of 1909 and 1910, the Triangle fire of 1911), its heroes (Hero No. 1: late President Benjamin Schlesinger). It has a big health centre where it takes care of members' ills, clubs where it takes care of their children. It also has its own educational system, whose 21st anniversary the union will celebrate this week.

I. L. G. W. U. pioneered workers' education...

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