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Histories of UNITE-HERE and Predecessor Unions

 

International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU)


 A Selective Scholarly Bibliography

 

  • Amberg, Stephen. "Governing Labor in Modernizing Texas." Social Science History 28.2 (Spring 2004): 145-88.
  • Annunziato, Frank R. "Made in New Haven: Unionization and the Shaping of a Clothing Workers' Community." Labor's Heritage 4.4 (1992): 20-33.
  • Asher, Robert. "Jewish Unions and the American Federation of Labor Power Structure 1903-1935." American Jewish Historical Quarterly 65.3 (1976): 215-227.
  • Barbash, Jack. "The I.L.G.W.U. as an Organization in the Age of Dubinsky." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 98-115.
  • Bender, Daniel. "A Hero . . . For the Weak": Work, Consumption, and the Enfeebled Jewish Worker, 1881-1924." International Labor and Working-Class History 1-22.56 (1999): 1-22.
  • Bender, Daniel E. "From Sweatshop to Model Shop: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor and Organizing, 1880-1934." Diss. New York University, 2001.
  • Bender, Daniel E. "Swallowed Up in a Sea of Masculinity: Factionalism and Gender Struggles in the ILGWU, 1909-1934." Sweated Work, Weak Bodies: Anti-Sweatshop Campaigns and Languages of Labor. New Brunswick, N.J: Rutgers University Press, 2005.
  • Bender, Daniel E. "Too Much of Distasteful Masculinity": Historicizing Sexual Harassment in the Garment Sweatshop and Factory." Journal of Women's History 15.4 (2004): 91-116. 
  • Benin, Leigh David. A Red Thread in Garment : Progressive Labor and New York City's Industrial Heartland in the 1960s and 1970s. Diss. New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science, 1997.
  • Benin, Leigh David. The New Labor Radicalism and New York City's Garment Industry: Progressive Labor Insurgents in the 1960s. New York: Garland, 1999.
  • Berlin, Simon, Paul Jones, and Janet Torge. "Decline of a Union." Canadian Dimension 12.7 (1977): 40-46.
  • Berman, Hyman. The Era of the Protocol: A Chapter in the History of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1910-16. Diss. Columbia University. 1956.
  • Bloom, William. "The Garment Strike Settlement." Labor (October 1929): 18-20.
  • Brissenden, Paul F., and John M. Keating. "Union-Management Cooperation in Millinery Manufacturing in the New York Metropolitan Area." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 2 (1948): 3-32.
  • Brown, Julia Saparoff. "Factors Affecting Union Strength: A Case Study of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1900-1940." Diss. Yale University. 1942.
  • Buhle, Mari Jo. "Socialist Women and the 'Girl Strikers,' Chicago, 1910." Signs 1 (1976): 1039-51.
  • Budish, J.M. and George Soule. The New Unionism in the Clothing
  • Industry. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920.
  • Bussel, Robert. "A Love of Unionism and Democracy: Rose Pesotta, Powers Hapgood, and the Industrial Union Movement, 1933-1949." Labor History 38.2-3 (1997): 202-228.
  • Carpenter, Jesse Thomas. Competition and Collective Bargaining in the Needle Trades, 1910-1967. Ithaca: New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, 1972.
  • Carsel, Wilfred. A History of the Chicago Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Chicago: Normandie House, 1940.
  • Cohen, Julius H. Law and Order in Industry: Five Years' Experience. New York. Macmillan, 1916.
  • Cohen, Ricki Carole Myers. "Fannia Cohn and the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." Diss. University of Southern California. 1976.
  • Crawford, John S. Luigi Antonini: His Influence on Italian-American Relations. New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Local 89, 1950.
  • Crone, Harry. 35 Northeast: A Short Story of the Northeast Department, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, AFL-CIO: Based on the Reminiscences and Diaries of David Gingold and Official ILGWU Records. New York: Northeast Department, ILGWU, 1970.
  • Crossley, Sarah L. `For Toilers of the Hand and Brain': Rose Pesotta and Worker Education, 1933-1942. Diss. Sarah Lawrence College, 2005.: MAI 2005 43(6). 
  • Danish., Max, D., and Leon Stein, eds. ILGWU News-History, 1900-1950. New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1950. 
  • Danish, Max D. The Story of the ILGWU. New York, ILGWU, 1947. 
  • Davis, Philip. And Crown Thy Good. New York: Philosophical Library, 1952.
  • Dewey, John. David Dubinsky: A Pictorial Biography. New York: Inter-Allied, 1951. 
  • Dolber, B. "Unmaking 'Hegemonic Jewishness': Anti-Communism, Gender Politics, and Communication in the ILGWU, 1924-1934." Race, Gender, and Class. 15 (2008): 188-204.
  • Dubinsky, David. "Fifty Years of Achievement: The Story of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." Free Trade Union Bulletin (June 1950). 
  • Durin, Clementina. "Mexican Women and Labor Conflict in Los Angeles: The ILGWU Dressmakers' Strike of 1933." Aztlan 15.1 (1984): 145-61. 
  • Eisner, J. Michael. "Politics, Legislation and the ILGWU." American Journal of Economics and Sociology 28 (1969): 301-14. 
  • Frager, Ruth A. Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labor Movement of Toronto, 1900-1939. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. 
  • Frymer, Paul. "The NAACP Confronts Racism in the Labor Movement, 1935-1964." Black and Blue : African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2008. 
  • Galenson, Walter. "The CIO Challenge to the AFL."  Chapter 8 in: The Women's Clothing Industry. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1960.
  • Godfried, Nathan. "Struggling over Politics and Culture: Organized Labor and Radio Station WEVD During the 1930s." Labor History 42.4 (2001): 347-69. 
  • Goldberg, Gordon J. "Meyer London and the National Social Insurance Movement, 1914-1922." American Jewish Historical Quarterly 65.1 (1975): 59-73. 
  • Goldman, Harry Merton. Pins and Needles: An Oral History. Diss. New York U., 1977. 
  • Goldman, Mark Steven. "Trade Union Politics: The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union in the New Deal Era." Diss. Florida State University. 1980. 
  • Gomberg, William. "Union Policy Experimentation in a Volatile Industry." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 69-81. 
  • Green, George Norris. "ILGWU in Texas, 1930-1970." Journal of Mexican American History 1.2 (1971): 144-169. 
  • Green, Nancy L. "Blacks, Jews, and the Natural Alliance: Labor Cohabitation and the ILGWU." Jewish Social Studies 4.1 (1997): 79-104. 
  • Gudmundson, Fred. "Tan Jay." Canadian Dimension [Canada] 19.4 (1985): 3-7. 
  • Guglielmo, Jennifer M. "What Have We Got to Lose: Community and Labor Activism Among Italian American Women in East Harlem, New York, 1930-1940." M.A. Thesis. University of New Mexico. 1995. 
  • Gurowsky, David. "Factional Disputes Within the ILGWU, 1919-1928." Diss. SUNY-Binghamton. 1978. 
  • Haberland, Michelle. "Women's Work: The Apparel Industry in the United States South, 1937-1980." Diss. Tulane University, 2001. 
  • Hall, Burton. "I.L.G.W.U.: Its Enemies and Its Friends." New Politics 11 (Fall 1976): 46-50. 
  • Hardman, J.B.S. "David Dubinsky, Labor Leader and Man." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 69-81. 
  • Hardman, J.B.S. "The Needle-Trades Unions: A Labor Movement at Fifty." Social Research (Autumn 1960): 321-58. 
  • Haskel, Harry. A Leader of the Garment Workers: The Biography of Isidor Nagler. New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Local 10, 1950. 
  • Havira, Barbara Speas. "Dwindling Into Failure: The International Garment Workers' Union Strike in Kalamazoo, 1912." Michigan Academician 20.4 (1988): 397-415. 
  • Herberg, Will. "Jewish Labor Movement in the United States: Early Years to World War I." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 5.4 (1953) 501-523. 
  • Herberg, Will. "Jewish Labor Movement in the United States: World War I to the Present." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 6.1 (1952) 44-66. 
  • Herbert, Will. "Trade Unions and Minority Problems: The Old-Timers and the Newcomers: Ethnic Group Relations in a Needle Trades Union." The Journal of Social Issues (1953): 12-19. 
  • Hield, Melissa. "Union-Minded: Women in the Texas ILGWU, 1933-1950." Frontiers 4.2 (1979): 59-70. 
  • Hill, Herbert. "The Untold Story." National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. New York, N.Y., 1962. Reprint from The Crisis, November 1962. 
  • Hill, Patricia Evridge. "Real Women and True Womanhood: Grassroots Organizing Among Dallas Dressmakers In 1935." Labor's Heritage 5 (1994): 4-17. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Worker's Union. I.L.G.W.U. Newshistory, 1900-1950. I.L.G.W.U. Golden Jubilee Convention, 1950. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.The Fight's Just Begun: Fifty Years with Local 66, 1913-1963. New York: ILGWU, 1963. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. The Position of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union in Relation to CIO and AFL, 1934-1938. New York: The Union, 1938. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Souvenir History of the Strike of the Ladies' Waist Makers' Union. New York: The Union, 1910. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. General Executive Board. The Hourwich Affair. New York: The Union, 1914. 
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Welfare and Health Benefits Department. The Thread of Life. Atlantic City, NJ: The Union, 1956. 
  • Jenrette, Jerra. "Labor-Management Conflict in the Eastern Panhandle: Perfection Garment Company New York Battles the ILGWU." West Virginia History 52 (1993): 109-126. 
  • Jonas, Gilbert. "Head-to-Head with the ILGWU: A Case Study of Conflict between a Powerful Union and the NAACP: Herbert Hill Exposes the Racial Labor Practices of David Dubinsky and the Ladies Garment Workers Union." Freedom’s Sword : The NAACP and the Struggle Against Racism in America, 1909-1969. New York: Routledge, 2005. 
  • Katz, Daniel. "Race, Gender, and Labor Education: ILGWU Locals 22 and 91, 1933-1937." Labor's Heritage 11.1 (2000): 4-19. 
  • Katz, Daniel Lawrence. "A Union of Many Cultures: Yiddish Socialism and Interracial Organizing in International Ladies Garment Workers Union, 1913-1914". Dissertation, Rutgers University (2003). 
  • Kahn, Shulamit. "Union Membership Trends: A Study of the Garment Workers." Monthly Labor Review 109.6 (1986): 33-35. 
  • Kessler-Harris, Alice. "Organizing the Unorganizable: Three Jewish Women and Their Union." Labor History 17.1 (1976): 5-23. 
  • Lan, Dean. "The Chinatown Sweatshops, Oppression and an Alternative." Amerasia Journal. 3.1 (1971): 40-57. 
  • Lang, Harry. 6211: Biography of a Union (Undergarment and Negligee Workers Union). New York: The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Local 62, 1940. 
  • Laslett, John H. M. "Gender, Class, or Ethno-Cultural Struggle: The Problematic Relationship Between Rose Pesotta and the Los Angeles ILGWU." California History 72 (1/1993): 20-39. 
  • Laslett, John H. M. "Socialism and the American Labor Movement: Some New Reflections." Labor History 8.2 (1967): 136-155. 
  • Laslett, John and Tyler, Mary. The ILGWU in Los Angeles, 1907-1988. Inglewood, CA: Ten Star, 1989. 
  • Laurentz, Robert. "Racial/Ethnic Conflict in the New York City Garment Industry, 1933-1980." Diss. SUNY-Binghamton. 1980. 
  • Leach, Carlyle G. "A Union for the Workers?: A History of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." M.A. Thesis. Queens College. 1977. 
  • Lee, Fu. "Immigrant Women Speak Out on Garment Industry Abuse (1993)." Chinese American Voices : From the Gold Rush to the Present. Ed. Judy Yung, Gordon H. Chang, Him Mark Lai. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. 
  • Leeder, Elaine. The Gentle General: Rose Pesotta, Anarchist and Labor Organizer. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1993. 
  • Levine, Louis. The Women's Garment Workers: A History of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. New York: Huebsch, 1924. 
  • Linder, Doris. ILGWU Leader Jennie Matyas (1895-1988) : From New York Local 25 to the San Francisco ILGWU and the General Executive Board. San Francisco: Doris H. Linder, 2006. 
  • Lipsig-Mumm, Carla. "Organizing Women in the Clothing Trades: Homework and the 1983 Garment Strike in Canada." Studies in Political Economy [Canada] 22 (1987): 41-71. 
  • Luzerne County Community College. The History of Northeastern Pennsylvania: The Last 100 Years: Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Conference on the History of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Nanticoke, PA, 2000. 
  • Matias-Ortiz, Adres. Ambivalent Solidarity: Homeworkers, Needlework Unions, and the ILGWU in Puerto Rico, 1930-1940. Diss. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2001.
  • McCaffery, Isaias James. "Organizing Las Costureras: Life, Labor, and Unionization Among Mexicana Garment Workers in Two Borderland Cities, Los Angeles and San Antonio, 1933-1941." Diss. University of Kansas. 1999. 
  • Mak Ka, Shui. "In Unity There Is Strength:" Garment Worker Speaks Out at Union Rally (1982)." Chinese American Voices: From the Gold Rush to the Present. Ed. Judy Yung, Gordon H. Chang, Him Mark Lai. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. 
  • Marsh, John. "The Justice Poetry of Miriam Tane." Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 23.1 (2006): 44-59. 
  • McLendon, Paula. "Time and Time Again." Southern Changes 6.5 (1984): 8-17. 
  • Melman, David. "The Cause and Effect of the ILGWU Dress Industry General Strike of 1958." M.S.Thesis. Bernard M. Baruch College. 1994. 
  • Mitchell, Broadus. "Industrial Relations in the Men's and Women's Garment Industries." Labor in Postwar America. Ed. Colston Warne. Brooklyn: Remsen Press, 1949. 
  • Monroy, Douglas. "La Costura en Los Angeles, 1933-1939: The ILGWU and the Politics of Domination." Women in the United States: Struggles Past and Present. Los Angeles: University of California Chicano Studies Res. Center, 1980. 171-178. 
  • Munts, Raymond, and Mary Louise Munts. "Welfare History of the I.L.G.W.U." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 82-97. 
  • Myerson, Michael. "ILGWU: Fighting for Lower Wages." Ramparts 8 (October 1969): 50-55. 
  • Nadel, Stanley. "Reds Versus Pinks: A Civil War in the Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." New York History 66.1 (1985): 48-72. 
  • Newman, Pauline. "How Women Forged Early Union." Allied Industrial Worker 19 (August 1976): 7. 
  • Newman, Pauline. "We Needed Hope More." GBBA Horizons 24 (September 1976): 5. 
  • Oneal, James. A History of the Amalgamated Ladies' Garment Cutters' Union, Local 10, Affiliated with the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Local 10, 1927. 
  • 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. 
  • Ott, Susan J. Raring to Go: The ILGWU. its History and the Educational Experiences of the Women Who Participated, 1916-1995. Diss. U. of New York, 2004 Buffalo. 
  • Paleczny, Barbara. Clothed in Integrity: Weaving Just Cultural Relations and the Garment Industry. Studies in Women and Religion V. 6. Waterloo, Ont.: Published for the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, 2000. 
  • "Panorama of Progress: Eight I.L.G.W.U. Decades." Justice 62 (June 1980): 9-16.
  • Parmet, Robert D.  The Master of Seventh Avenue: David Dubinsky and the American Labor Movement. New York: New York University Press, 2005.
  • Perez, Danny and Tuhus, Melinda, interviewer. "ILG Organizing Sweatshops." Labor Research Review 9.2 (1990): 25-33. 
  • Perry, Elisabeth Israels. "Industrial Reform in New York City: Belle Moskowitz and the Protocol of Peace, 1913-1916." Labor History 23.1 (1982): 5-31. 
  • Quadagno, Jill. "Women's Access to Pensions and the Structure of Eligibility Rules: Systems of Production and Reproduction." Sociological Quarterly 29.4 (1988): 541-558. 
  • Quan, Katie. "Memories of the 1982 ILGWU Strike in New York Chinatown." Amerasia Journal. 35 (2009): 76.
  • Rabinowitz, Dorothy. "The Case of the I.L.G.W.U." Dissent 19 (1972): 83-90. 
  • Raskin, A.H. David Dubinsky: A Life with Labor. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1977. 
  • "Dubinsky: Herald of Change." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 14-25. 
  • Raskin, A.H. "Sixty Years of the I.L.G.W.U." The New Leader. June 4,1956: 11-12. 
  • Raskin, A.H. "The I.L.G.W.U. at Fifty." The New Leader. August 1-8,1960: 12-14. 
  • Rich, J. C. "How the Garment Unions Licked the Communists." Saturday Evening Post. August 9, 1947: 3-26, 39. 
  • Reger, Narmeen Oriana. "The Garment Industry, the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and Their Profound Impact on White Women and Black Women During World War II and the Postwar Years." M.A. Thesis. Georgetown University. 1996. 
  • Renshaw, Patrick. "Why Shouldn't a Union Man Be a Union Man? The ILGWU and Four." Journal of American Studies [Great Britain] 29.2 (1995): 185-198. 
  • Rich, J.C. "David Dubinsky: The Young Years." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 5-13. 
  • Robinson, Dwight E. Collective Bargaining and Market Control in the New York Coat and Suit Industry. New York: Columbia University Press, 1949.
  • Rose, Karen A. "Work and Discrimination: The Stories of Black and Puerto Rican Women in the ILGWU, 1930-1970." Senior Honors Thesis. Dartmouth University. 1998.
  • Scharf, Lois. "The Great Uprising in Cleveland: When Sisterhood Failed." A Needle, A Bobbin, A Strike. Eds. Joan M. Jensen and Sue Davidson. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984. 146-166. 
  • Schofield, Ann. "The Uprising of the 20,000: The Making of a Labor Legend." A Needle, A Bobbin, A Strike. Eds. Joan M. Jensen and Sue Davidson. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1984. 167-182. 
  • Seaman, Bernard, and Max D. Danish. The Story of the ILGWU. New York: International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1947. 
  • Seidler, Murray. "The Socialist Party and American Unionism." Midwest Journal of Political Science 5.3 (1961): 207-236.
  • Seidman, Joel. "The I.L.G.W.U. in the Dubinsky Period." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 55-68. 
  • Smith, Gary L. The International Ladies Garment Workers' Union's Labor Stage, A Propagandistic Venture. Diss. Kent State U., 1975: DAI 1976 36(9). 
  • Soldatenko, Mari Angelina. "Organizing Latina Garment Workers in Los Angeles." Aztlan 20.1-2 (1991): 73-96. 
  • Soldatenko, Maria A. Gutierrez de. "ILGWU Labor Organizers: Chicana and Latina Leadership in the Los Angeles Garment Industry." Frontiers 002 (2002): 46-66. 
  • Sorin, Gerald. "Rose Pesotta in the Far West: The Triumphs and Travails of a Jewish Woman Labor Organizer." Western States Jewish History 28.2 (1996): 133-143. 
  • Soyer, Daniel, ed. A Coat of Many Colors : Immigration, Globalism, and Reform in the New York City Garment Industry. New York: Fordham University Press, 2005. 
  • Springer-Kemp, Maida, Brigid O'Farrell, and Kornbluh, Joyce L., eds. "We Did Change Some Attitudes: Maida Springer-Kemp and the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union." Women's Studies Quarterly 23.1-2 (1995): 41-70. 
  • Starr, Mark. "A Trade Union Pioneers in Education." American Federationist (January 1936): 54-60. 
  • Stolberg, Benjamin. Tailor's Progress: The Story of a Famous Union and the Men Who Made It. Garden City: Doubleday, 1944. 
  • Sugarman, Tracy. "Echoes on Paper: Reflections on My Garment Workers' Sketchbook, 1958." Labor's Heritage 5.3 (1994): 22-49. 
  • Taft, Philip. "David Dubinsky and the Labor Movement." Labor History 9 Special Supplement (1968): 26-42. 
  • Tufts, Steven. "Community Unionism in Canada and Labor's (Re)Organization of Space." Antipode [Great Britain] 30.3 (1998): 227-250. 
  • Tyler, Gus. Look for the Union Label: A History of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1995. 
  • Ulrich, Pamela V. "Look for the Label: The International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Label Campaign, 1959-1975." Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 13.1 (1995): 49-56. 
  • "ILGWU Women's Year Seminar." Canadian Labour 20.2 (1975): 26-27-36. 
  • Vázquez, Mario F. "The Election Day Immigration Raid at Lilli Diamond Originals and the Response of the ILGWU." Mexican Women in the United States: Struggles Past and Present (1980): 145-148. 
  • Vural, Leyla F. "Unionism as a Way of Life: The Community Orientation of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America." Diss. Rutgers University. 1994. 
  • Whalen, Carmen Teresa. "The Day the Dresses Stopped: Puerto Rican Women, the  International Ladies Garment Workers' Union, and the 1958 Dressmakers Strike."   Memories and Migrations: Mapping Boricua and Chicana Histories. Ed. Vicki L. Ruiz, John R. Chavez. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. 
  • Wolensky, Kenneth C., Nicole H. Wolensky, and Robert P. Wolensky. Fighting for the Union Label : The Women's Garment Industry and the ILGWU in Pennsylvania. University Park, Pa. Pennsylvania State University Press: London, 2002. 
  • Wolensky, Kenneth C. and Wolensky, Robert P. "Born to Organize." Pennsylvania Heritage 25.3 (1999): 32-39. 
  • Wolensky, Robert P. and Wolensky, Kenneth C. "Min Matheson and the ILGWU in the Northern Anthracite Region, 1944-1963." Pennsylvania History 60.4 (1993): 455-474. 
  • Wolensky, Kenneth C. "Unity House: A Workers' Shangri-La." Pennsylvania Heritage 24.3 (1998): 20-29. 
  • Wolensky, Kenneth C. "We Are All Equal: Adult Education and the Transformation of Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley District of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1944-1963." Diss. Pennsylvania State University. 1996.
  • Wolensky, Kenneth C. "'We're Singin' for the Union': The ILGWU Chorus in Pennsylvania Coal Country, 1947-2000." Chorus and Community. Ed. Karen Ahlquist. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006.
  • Wofson, Theresa. "Role of the ILGWU in Stabilizing the Women's Garment Industry." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 4 (1950): 33-43.  
  • Zappia, Charles A. "Unionism and the Italian American Worker: A History of the New York City 'Italian Locals' in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, 1900-1934." Diss. University of California, Berkeley. 1994.