Florence Reese


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  • ''I married a miner myself. I had ten children. I've got seven now; thirty-one grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. And I'm happy to say not a one's ever crossed a picket line.''
    Florence Reese (c. 1900-?), U.S. labor movement activist. As quoted in American Dreams, book 1, part 3, by Studs Terkel (1980). Reese wrote the labor movement's powerful rallying song, "Which Side Are You On?"
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