Atlanta Washerwomen Strike of 1881


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Atlanta Washerwomen Strike, 1881 from AFL-CIO





African American Laundry Women Go on Strike in Atlanta from American Social History Project

Black Women Advance Labor's Cause in an Unlikely Setting: 1881 Atlanta

The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement in Atlanta, 1880-1910, from American Historical Association

Book Review of To Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women's Lives and Labors after the Civil War, Tora. W. Hunter, 1997

The Negro Washerwoman, A Vanishing Figure. Carter G. Woodson, Journal of Negro History (July 1930)