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Re: 1881 Laundry Women's Strike
In Response To: 1881 Laundry Women's Strike ()

Dr. Tera Hunter spoke at the Southern Sources Symposium last week about her researches into this 1881 washerwoman strike. Her book, To 'Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors after the Civil War, explores the world of black working class women in Atlanta, and focuses a large part of its narrative on the strugle of the laundry women:

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18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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