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Shocking conditions in the sweatshops of Pennsylvania, where 200,000 men, women, and children work long hours for starvation wages, became front-page news through the efforts of the "baby strikers" of the Lehigh Valley. Aided by the presence of Mrs. Gifford Pinchot on their picket line, they won the first skirmish in their fight against intolerable conditions…  >>more...>>

Title:     Children on Strike
Author:    French, Paul Comly
Publication:     The Nation
Date:     May 31, 1933

Publisher:     The Nation
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
Child Labor
Pennsylvania
Strikes
Textile and Garment Industries
Youth
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by The Nation

Notes:     Vol. 136, No. 3543, p. 611.