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Mullany, Kate, House

Troy, New York
County of Rensselaer.
National Register Number: 98000453
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - multiple dwelling. The threat level was Threatened in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 1, 1998):
Kate Mullany, who organized and led Troy's all-female Collar Laundry Union in the 1860s, was America's most prominent female labor leader. Male unionists recognized her group as the only bona fide female union in the country, and applauded her success in bargaining with laundry owners for her objectives. Mullany and her cohorts also supported other working unions and labor activity. She lived in this typical working-class brick rowhouse from 1869 until her death in 1906.

Condition:
The landmark has been listed at the "threatened" level, without description by the steward.

No changes have been indicated by the steward.


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