Life Magazine, "Garment Workers at Play," August 1, 1938

Description
The combined efforts of unions, businesses, reformers, government agencies, and consumers markedly improved the conditions of garment workers throughout the industry. In 1938, Life magazine declared the war on sweatshops won: “Thirty years ago the industry stank of the sweatshop and the cruelest kind of exploitation . . . Still numerous in 1933, the sweatshop is virtually gone today.”
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm; x 11 in
ID Number
1989.0693.3358
catalog number
1989.0693.3358
accession number
1989.0693
See more items in
Political History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Government, Politics, and Reform
Sweatshops
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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