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Clementina Black, 1888

Clementina Black [1853-1922] was a novelist and social reformer. In 1886, she became honorary secretary of the Women's Trade Union League and moved an equal pay motion at the 1888 TUC Congress. In 1889, she helped form the Women's Trade Union Association, which later became the Women's Industrial Council. Black was also a member of the executive committee of the Anti-Sweating League and wrote books on Trade Boards and the minimum wage. As well as campaigning for women workers, Clementina Black was also an active member of the Fabian Society and the London branch of the National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies and in 1912 was editor of their journal The Common Cause.

Title Clementina Black, 1888
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Production Date 1888
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Copyright Image supplied by the Women of Brighton -
Holding Institution TUC Library Collections, London Metropolitan University
Related Objects TUC Report, 1888
TUC Equal Pay Resolution, 1888
TUC Equal Pay Resolution, 1888
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