A Higher "Standard of Life" for the World: U.S. Labor Women's Reform Internationalism and the Legacies of 1919

@inproceedings{Cobble2014AH,
  title={A Higher "Standard of Life" for the World: U.S. Labor Women's Reform Internationalism and the Legacies of 1919},
  author={Dorothy Sue Cobble},
  year={2014}
}
In 1919, in the immediate aftermath of World War I, women labor reformers from nineteen nations and three continents gathered in Washington, D.C., to hammer out a set of international labor standards and worker rights. The ten-day International Congress of Working Women (icww), called by the National Women’s Trade Union League of America (nwtul), with the counsel and encouragement of British and French labor women, was timed to coincide with the inaugural meeting of the International Labor… CONTINUE READING