History of the Working Class

Labor Speaks Through Song – And Photos
These three videos have some great photos, as well as some great working class union music. Enjoy and please, share
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Today in Labor History – November 16th
A county judge in Punxutawney, Pa. grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking
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Labor Speaks – Confessions of a Union Buster
I’ve had the luck to hear Levitt speak on a couple occasions, including a debate which included the president of
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Today in Labor History – November 15th
The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions of the United States and Canada was founded in Pittsburgh.  FOTLU was
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Labor Speaks through Song – Solidarity Forever
Because I’m feelling like a little Solidarity
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Today in Labor History – November 14th
Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Organizations, later becoming the AFL. Under the leadership of Samuel Gompers and Peter McGuire,
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Labor Speaks – The Cherry Mine Disaster
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Today in Labor History – November 13th
Over 20,000 workers participated in the funeral march for the Haymarket anarchists framed for throwing the Haymarket bomb – 1887
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Labor Speaks – Ellis Island
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Today in Labor History – November 12th
On this day in 1924 Ellis Island closed as immigration entry point. After 1924 the famous island in Jersey City
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