Item no. 24012
|Occupation: Manufacturing: garment|
The next generation of New York workers participating in a UNITE rally against sweatshops and child labor. UNITE, the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees, has been particularly active in the struggle against both sweatshops and child labor. The National Labor Committee, with strong support of UNITE, has succeeded in involving thousands of young people in schools in New York and New Jersey in this campaign.
Image from Gary Schoichet private collection, photograph by Gary Schoichet.
See this image in the Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives exhibit.