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Pinks' Jam Factory, strikers, Bermondsey, 1911

In the summer of 1911, 15,000 women in Bermondsey, South London came out on strike against low wages and bad working conditions in the district. Thirty firms, including a number of jam and biscuit factories, were affected by the strike. The National Federation of Women Workers moved all available staff into the area to help organise the women and the Women's Trade Union League launched a financial appeal. Many concessions were obtained and at Pinks' jam factory, the wage rose from 9 to 11 shillings per week.

Title Pinks' Jam Factory, strikers, Bermondsey, 1911
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Production Date 1911
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