Newspaper cutting from 'The Irish Times' of a letter, by William O'Brien, concenring the role of women in the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union and the Irish Women Workers' Union,
1955 May 2.
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|Main Creator:||O'Brien, William, 1881-1968|
O'Brien describes how James Larkin enforced a male-only membership policy within the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union, against James' Connolly's request; how Louie Bennett and Helena Molony reorganised the Irish Women Workers' Union after the 1916 Rising; and how the Irish Transport and General Workers' Union opened admittance to women in 1918. Also mentions Thomas Foran and Delia Larkin.
A typesript draft of this letter may be found at MS 15,676/1/17.
Physical description: 1 item (2 pages).