Photograph of Picketing Women on Strike, 1911

Two adult women standing on a busy sidewalk wearing formal hats, dresses, and large sashes that read "Picket Ladies Tailors Strikers"

Photograph of Picketing Women on Strike, 1911

Look at two women fighting for better working conditions in the garment industry in 1911.

Associated Family Story Article

Middle School: 6-8th Grade, Upper Elementary: 4-5th Grade

The Rogarshevsky Family Story

Learn about the Rogarshevsky’s, a Jewish American family who lived in 97 Orchard Street in the 1910s.

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