Interview with Sam Brosilow, October 21, 1981

Project: I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sam Brosilow was born to Jewish immigrant parents who fled Russia around 1900. The Brosilow family lived on 11th and Cherry Street before moving to 22nd and Lehigh Avenue. He began working in the men's clothing industry at the age of thirteen and remained a cutter. Throughout his career, he supported the unionization of the Philadelphia clothing industry and was an active member of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Brosilow was a tough individual who stood up to anyone, regardless of their position and worked for many different companies, including After Six, The Spector Brothers, and N. Snellenberg & Company.

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2017oh237_irw005

Interviewee Name

Sam Brosilow

Interviewer Name

Charles Hardy, III

Interview Date

1981-10-21

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Brosilow, Sam Interview by Charles Hardy, III. 21 Oct. 1981. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Brosilow, S. (1981, October 21). Interview by C. H. III. I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Brosilow, Sam, interview by Charles Hardy, III. October 21, 1981, I Remember When: Times Gone But Not Forgotten Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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