Today in Labor History – June 25th
The Haymarket Martyrs Monument was dedicated at Forest Home Cemetery, Chicago to honor the 8 anarchists who were framed and
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Today in Labor History – June 24th
This date marked the birth of Albert Parsons, Haymarket martyr. – 1848 Agnes Nestor was born. Nestor, who began working
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Today in Labor History – June 23rd
Charles Moyer, president of the Western Federation of Miners, went to Butte, Montana in an attempt to mediate a conflict
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Today in Labor History – June 22nd
After calls for revenge against Standard Oil for the Ludlow Massacre, an anarchist bomb intended for the Rockefeller Mansion unintentionally
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Today in Labor History – June 21st
Ten miners accused of being militant “Molly Maguires” were hanged in Pennsylvania. Many historians argue that the Molly Maguires, a
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Today in Labor History – June 20th
Eugene Debs formed the American Railway Union (ARU), one of the earliest unions to organize by industry and regardless of
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Recommended Books
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Today in Labor History – June 19th
Slaves were declared free in Texas, a date now celebrated each year as the holiday “Juneteenth.” – 1865 The kangaroo
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Today in Labor History – June 18th
The American Federation of Teachers issued a charter to the St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers Local 28. One year
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Today in Labor History – June 17th
20 workers were killed and many others were seriously injured in an explosion at the US Arsenal in Washington, D.C.
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