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Undetered by heavy snow, women shoe worker strikers parade in Lynn, Massachusetts

Shoemakers' strike at Lynn, Massachusetts, March 17, 1860, zoomable image
03/08/1860
The women shoe workers had joined the Lynn strike a few days after it began and on this day marched in a "Ladies Procession" in the town.  That morning had seen a heavy snowfall in the area but the women paraded through the drifting snow carrying banners proclaiming support for their cause. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 Philip S. Foner, History of the Labor Movement in the United States, Vol. 1 .... (New York: International Publishers, 1947),  243-244.

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