Today in Labor History – July 13th


Martial law was declared in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, with National Guards and federal troops coming to “restore order” after the dynamiting at the Frisco mine on July 11 – 1892

Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union organized in Tyronza, Ark. – 1934

Newspaper workers struck against The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. Hundreds of workers were locked out in the strike – 1995

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