The Making of Mamma Harris

Poston, Ted
November 1940
New Republic;11/4/40, Vol. 103 Issue 19, p624
Recounts the story of Mamma Harris whose continuous struggle led her to form her identity among workers. Description about the early phase of Harris' life; Exploitative experience of Harris as a worker in tobacco factory and owner's maltreatment towards her and towards other workers; Traumatic working experience of Harris in a company named Export; Initiative take by Harris to call for the strike supported by other workers working at Export; Formation of labor union by Harris to pronounce for labor rights.


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