First Contract

First Contract

Women and the Fight to Unionize

By Carole Conde and Karl Beveridge



Through a series of full-colour, visually striking photomontages combined with fictionalized interviews, First Contract tells the story of working women and their fight to organize into unions.

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Through a series of wonderfully detailed fictionalized photomontages and interviews of women from prominent first contract strikes, the artists are able to commemorate these struggles and illustrate the impact a union had on the women’s lives – both at work and at home.

– Our Times