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Uprising of the 20,000

Black and white photo of two women with protest signs

In 1909 garment workers in New York went on strike in what became known as the "Uprising of the 20,000", although some estimates place the total number closer to 30,000 participants over the 11 week strike as more workers joined while others returned to work.

Image courtesy of the Library of Congress via Wikimedia Commons.

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