5.
WHEN THIS STRIKE IS OVER
   (Tune: White Cliffs of Dover)

We will be in clover
When this strike is over,
And life will once again look good -
The ledger's pages
Will show higher wages,
And better living will begin -
You'll walk with your head erect;
You'll walk with a firmer step;
You'll be a man's man once more
And you'll look at the sky again -
'Cause you'll be in clover
When this strike is over
You are a union member now!
 

DRESSMAKERS' VOCTORY SONG
     (Tune: Vagabond King)

Work was very weary,
Life was sad and dreary,
Just a little while ago;
But in massive numbers,
Rose we from our slumbers,
And for freedom struck a blow.

CHORUS:
Forward! Forward! The union challenge
  rings,
Forward! Forward! The dressmakers
  sing,
Evermore uniting,
Many thousands fighting,
March we onto VICTORY!

Like an ocean roaring,
From the sweatshops pouring,
Dressmakers are massing strong;
Cutters, operators,
Pressers, samplemakers,
All crafts join the mighty throng.

CHORUS:

Union recognition,
Short hours in addition,
Higher pay we won for all.
None our bond shall sever;
Union, live forever,
All for one and one for all.

CHORUS:

NO MORE SWEATSHOPS
      (Tune: East Side, West Side)

East side, west side,
Sweatshops all around;
With union recognition,
No more sweatshops can be found.
Workers all together,
We'll work hand in hand,
With the I.L.G. as our leader.
Garment workers, carry on.
 

SLAVING IN A FACTORY
     (Tune: I've been Working on the
            Railroad)

I've been slaving in a factory
All the livelong day.
I've been slaving in a factory
Just to pass the time away.
The boss' eye was always on me;
I could not get away.
And all he'd do was holler "hurry."
So here is what I say:

I've been a victim of the sweatshop
For days and days and days.
I've been a victim of the sweatshop
For eighty cents a day,
But now I've joined the Union,
The big, bad wolf has sneaked away.
I'm glad that I have joined the Union.
I'm happy, free, and gay.
 

THE MORE WE STICK TOGETHER
     (Tune: Ach du Lieber Augustin)

The more we stick together, together,
   together,
The more we stick together, the
   happier we'll be.
For your friends are my friends, and
   my friends are your friends.
The more we stick together, the
  happier we'll be.

2.  The more we sing together...

3.  The more we fight together...


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