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The Brave Women Who Changed Labor Rights

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 9, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 35:46

Pitiful salaries, pointless expense deductions, and eating with phosphorus fumes that rotted their jaw bones—the match women had an extensive list of grievances for Bryant and May. Their bravery lit a match that sparked labor reform across a nation. Guest: Louise Raw author of, "Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History."