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Int’l Ladies’ Garment Workers Union

Jenny Schmid


International Ladies' Garment Workers Union: "We'd rather starve quick than starve slow."

The ILGWU was a driving force behind the 1909 Uprising of 20,000 and the Great Revolt of 1910, where 60,000 went on strike.

Jenny Schmid runs Bikini Press International in Minneapolis, MN. You can learn more about her and her work HERE.

Printed at the worker-owned and union-run Community Printers, Santa Cruz, CA.

This is #124 in the Celebrate People’s History Poster Series.

Jenny Schmid grew up in Seattle and lives in Minneapolis, where she runs bikini press international. Represented by Davidson Galleries, her prints are in collections including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Library of Congress.

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