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Photo of Sarah Gompers, undated

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Summary:Portrait of Sara Gompers, undated. Sarah Moses Gompers was born on July 3, 1827 in Amsterdam and died on September 3, 1898 in New York, New York USA. She married Solomon Gompers and had twelve children with him. Sarah and Solomon are the parents of Samuel Gompers, the longest serving president of the AFL and a leading figure in the labor movement. Solomon, her husband, made a living in the cigar industry and moved the family to New York, New York in 1863.
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: portrait
Labor
Women
Family life
Jewish families
Jewish families-- United States
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections