Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

November 27, 1937

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The musical revue, “Pins & Needles,” opens on Broadway with a cast of International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union members.  The show — a “lighthearted look at young workers in a changing society in the middle of America’s most politically engaged city” — ran on Friday and Saturday nights only, because of the casts’ regular jobs.  It ran for 1,108 performances before closing.

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