A circle dance on the lawn in front of the early Unity House lodge, Forest Park, PA, circa 1920.
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A circle of dancers are on the lawn of the Unity House Lodge.

Credit: Kheel Center, Cornell University, All Rights Reserved

In 1920, the Rand School of Social Science in New York City, a socialist workers" school, purchased a 750-acre summer resort in the Poconos, which Philadelphia's Local 15 had acquired a year before. For the next seven decades, Unity House would serve as an resort and educational retreat for members of the International Ladies" Garment Workers" Union.

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