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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 64. 1929. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. February 19, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3571.

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(1929). Women in the Soviet Union - Image 64. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3571

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Women in the Soviet Union - Image 64, 1929, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed February 19, 2020, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3590/show/3571.

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Title Women in the Soviet Union
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Ni︠u︡rina, F. E. (Fanni Efimovna)
Contributor (Local)
  • Alexander, G. G. L.
Publisher Workers Library Publishers
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Women
  • Congresses and conventions
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent 67 pages: illustrations; 18 cm
Original Item Location HQ1662.W6 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304548~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
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Transcript 52 WOMEN IN THE seen and experienced in Russia and would help to spread the truth about the workers' State. Comrade Cowl (U.S.A.), Member of the American C.P. and women's organiser for New York : Comrades! We American women workers have come from a country that during the world war appealed to all workers to "carry on the war to put an end to the war," and told us that we were "fighting for democracy." But when the war ended, where was the democracy of which they talked to the American workers The possessing class, the Morgans and Rockfellers, got more than half of the world's gold from that democracy, but the workers of America got lower wages and longer hours. That democracy gave continually worsening conditions to the nine million women employed in American industry. [Comrade Cowl gave a comprehensive description of the position of women workers in America. In the textile industry they still work 60-70 hours a week, and many cases have occurred of women giving birth to children while working at their machines.] She continued: We have no government as exists in Soviet Russia. We have not yet succeeded in overthrowing the capitalist government and establishing the proletarian dictatorship as in Soviet Russia. Comrades, when I heard that within a year the seven-hour day will be introduced in Soviet Russia, I said that the workers in the Soviet Union have built a mighty fortress of which the imperialists of the whole world are afraid. Hear! hear!) This decision on the seven-hour day gives the