WDTW-Robert-ForrantOn February 2, 2016 We Do the Work host Rich Austin spoke with Dr. Robert Forrant, University of Massachusetts-Lowell History Professor, who shared the real story of the Bread and Roses Strike begun by mostly immigrant women.

For more information on the Bread and Roses Strike, see the Facebook page dedicated to this story and the special exhibition page of the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).

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