Booklet cover from "Pins and Needles Vocal Selections," containing songs
from the musical, with words and music written by Harold Rome in 1937. The
ILGWU's musical revue ran on Broadway for four years, and traveled to a
command performance for President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the White House.
The original cast was made up of cutters, basters, and sewing machine
operators who played their parts on weekends and went back to the shops
Photograph from UNITE Archives, Kheel Center, Cornell University.