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next Mary Quaile Club event: Launch of website on history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council 1895 to 1919

 Launch of  website on the history of Manchester and Salford Women’s Trades Union Council  1895 to 1919 On Saturday 29th April the  Mary Quaile Club will launch the website of the history of the Manchester and Salford Women’s Trade Union

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Mary Quaile, the TUC and Easton Lodge, 1926

In 1924 Mary Quaile was elected onto the General Council of the TUC, and  with Julia Varley  attended the National Conference of Labour Women, a conference of International Women Trade Unionists in Vienna and the Third International Trade Union Congress.

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We launch our second publication ” Dare to be Free: women in trade unions, past and present” 4 June 2016

On Saturday 4 June,  as part of the Manchester Histories Festival,   we  launched  our  second publication, “Dare to Be Free”: women  in trade unions, past and present. This publication has  two parts: a biography of Mary Quaile (1886-1958), written

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Posted in Book launch, Feminism, Mary Quaile club meeting, Migrant workers, Publication, Uncategorized, women's history, working class history

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