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Unformatted text preview: the poison air Wishing for windows! I'm a factory girl Tired from the 13 hours of wok each day And we have such low pay Wishing for shorten work times! I'm a factory girl Never having enough time to eat Nor to rest my feet Wishing for more free time! I'm a factory girl Sick of all this harsh conditions Making me want to sign the petition! So do what I ask for because I am a factory girl And I'm hereby speaking for all the rest! Irish Immigrant Girls at Lowell The Early Union Movement
Workingman's Party (1829) * Founded by Robert Dale Owen and others in New York City. Early unions were usually local, social, and weak. Commonwealth v. Hunt (1842). Worker political parties were ineffectiv...
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This note was uploaded on 08/28/2009 for the course ANT 302 taught by Professor Seriff during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '07