Clara Lemlich Shavelson

Orleck, Annelise. Common Sense & a Little Fire: Women and Working-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995.

Scheier, Paula. “Clara Lemlich Shavelson: 50 Years in Labor’s Front Line.” [1954] In The American Jewish Woman: A Documentary History, edited by Jacob R. Marcus, 568-580. New York: Ktav Publishing, 1981.

Shavelson, Clara Lemlich. “Remembering the Waistmakers General Strike, 1909,” in A Documentary History of the Jews in the United States, 1654-1875, ed. Morris U. Schappes. New York: Schocken Books, 1971.

Community Organizing

Einwohner, Rachel L., Jocelyn A. Hollander, and Toska Olson. “Engendering Social Movements: Cultural Images and Movement Dynamics.” Gender & Society 14, no. 5 (2000): 679-699.

Hamington, Maurice. Feminist Interpretations of Jane Addams. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010.

Stall, Susan, and Randy Stoecker. “Community Organizing or Organizing Community?: Gender and the Crafts of Empowerment.” Gender & Society 12, no. 6 (1998): 729-765.

Communist & Socialist Party History

Brown, Kathleen A. “The ‘Savagely Fathered and Un-Mothered World’ of the Communist Party, U.S.A.: Feminism, Maternalism, and ‘Mother Bloor’.” Feminist Studies 25, no. 3 (1999) 537-570.

Buhle, Mari Jo. Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981.

Gosse, Van. “To Organize in Every Neighborhood, in Every Home: The Gender Politics of American Communists Between the Wars.” Radical History Review 50 (1991): 109-141.

Templin, Mary. “Revolutionary Girls, Militant Housewife, Antifascist Mother, and More: The Representation of Women in American Communist Women’s Journals of the 1930s.” The Centennial Review 41, no. 3 (1997): 625-633.

Weigand, Kate. Red Feminism: American Communism and the Making of Women’s Liberation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2001.

Consumer Activism

Frank, Dana. “Housewives, Socialists, and the Politics of Food: The 1917 New York Cost-of-Living Protests.” Feminist Studies 11, no. 2 (1985): 255-285.

Frieburger, William. “War Prosperity and Hunger: The New York Food Riots of 1917.” Labor History 25, no. 2 (1984): 217-239.

Glickman, Lawrence B. “The Strike in the Temple of Consumption: Consumer Activism and Twentieth-Century American Political Culture.” The Journal of American History 88, no. 1 (2001): 99-128.

Jacobs, Meg. “Democracy’s Third Estate: New Deal Politics and the Construction of a Consuming Public” International Labor and Working-Class History, no. 55 (1999): 27-51.

Jacobs, Meg. “Pocketbook Politics: Democracy and the Market in Twentieth-Century America.” In The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History, edited by Meg Jacobs, William J. Novak, and Julian E. Zelizer, 250-275. Princeton University Press, 2003.

Lynn, Denise. “United We Spend: Communist Women and the 1935 Meat Boycott.” American Communist History 10, no. 1 (2011): 35-52.

Orleck, Annelise. “We Are That Mythical Thing Called the Public: Militant Housewives During the Great Depression.” Feminist Studies 19, no. 1 (1993): 147-172.

Immigrant & Women’s History

Glenn, Susan A. Daughters of the Shtetl: Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1990.

Klapper, Melissa R. Ballots, Babies, and Banners of Peace: American Jewish Women’s Activism, 1890-1940. New York: New York University Press, 2013.

Tax, Meredith. The Rising of the Women: Feminist Solidarity and Class Conflict, 1880-1917. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1980.

Triece, Mary E. “Rhetoric and Social Change: Women’s Struggles for Economic and Political Equality, 1900-1917.” Women’s Studies In Communication 23, no. 2 (2000): 238-260.

Labor History

Boris, Eileen, and Annelise Orleck. “Feminism and the Labor Movement: A Century of Collaboration and Conflict.” New Labor Forum 20, no. 1 (2011): 33-41.

Milkman, Ruth, ed. Women, Work, and Protest: A Century of US Women’s Labor History. London: Routledge, 1987.

Milkman, Ruth. On Gender, Labor, and Inequality. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016.

Norwood, Stephen H. “Organizing the neglected worker: the Women’s Trade Union League in New York and Boston, 1930-1950.” Labor History 50, no. 2 (2009): 163-185.

Von Drehle, Dave. Triangle: The Fire that Changed America. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2003.

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