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Lena said at the first moment that she was dreaming, so beautiful was the offer she had received. Could she accept it? She took a deep breath and then decided to accept what had happened to her. „That sounds wonderful!“, Replied Lena with beaming joy, „My name is Magdalena by the way.“ Yes, she had …

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Just a few days after the strike began, the city resembled a battlefield. On the one side stood the workers, who had nothing but their bare lives, for the preservation of which they ultimately fought. Opposite them were the forces of the executive, police, militia and National Guard. As peaceful as the protests of the …

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20,000 workers from at least 25 nations took part in this strike, even though it was said that it was not possible, not with workers, not with migrants. But what was set up under the auspices of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) has no equal. Thus, a 60-member strike committee was formed in …

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Workers who were actually in the same boat, suffered the same hardships and were exposed to the same conditions, did not seem to realize that the internal divisions led to the failure to work together for change. All the more remarkable are the occurrences which, seemingly inexorably, took their course on January 11, 1912, as …

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„If we march together, yes, if we can, we can make a difference,“ Antonia thought as she set off for the morning walk to the factory. In droves the women and men, but also children, boys and girls, flocked to their workplace. It was bitterly cold, in this January 1912. Quite different than in her …

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