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Brave girl : Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers' Strike of 1909 / written by Michelle Markel ; Illustrated by Melissa Sweet.

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Author/Creator:
Markel, Michelle.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Balzer + Bray, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:
An illustrated account of immigrant Clara Lemlich's pivotal role in the influential 1909 women laborer's strike describes how she worked grueling hours to acquire an education and support her family before organizing a massive walkout to protest the unfair working conditions in New York's garment district.
Contributor:
Sweet, Melissa, 1956-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780061804427
0061804428

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