Union maids

United States, 1976

Film
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A stirring history of three women’s experience in labor organisation in Chicago in the 1930’s, told through interviews, interspersed with archival newsreels and period photographs of stop-work meetings, working conditions, picket lines and fights with the police. Raises issues surrounding sexism and racism in union organising. The three women are Kate Hyndman, Stella Nowicki and Sylvia Woods. Based on the book entitled “Rank and File” by Alice Lynd.

Credits

co-director

Julia Reichert

Miles Mogulescu

James Klein

producer

James Klein

production company

New Day Films

Language

English

Duration

00:51:07:00

Colour

Black and White

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