Uprising of 20,000 (2009)

November 22, 2009 will mark the 100 year anniversary of the Uprising of 20,000.
The Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition is planning to celebrate the event in style!

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JOIN THE UPRISING!
A Centennial Commemoration of the Uprising of 20,000

Sunday, November 22, 2009
1-3:30 pm

IBT Local 237 Union Hall
216 W 14th St, New York City

Come see how 20,000 young working women rose up to make history.
What we can learn from them 100 years later?!

RSVP please!

Watch!
Alex Szalat’s Clarah Lemlich: A Strike Leader’s Diary

Listen!
Metropolitan Klezmer playing newly rediscovered music from the period.

Discuss!
With honored guests including:

  • Rita Margules (Clara Lemlich’s daughter)
  • Richard Greenwald (Triangle Fire historian)
  • Bob Lazar (former ILGWU archivist and historian)

In the meantime – if you don’t know about Clara Lemlich and the Uprising of 20,000 you might want to look into it – we guarantee the story will make your heart sing!

Download the flier to help spread the word!

A big shout out to our co-hosts: The Education & Labor Collaborative, Adelphi University and IBT Local #237.