History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – September 25th
American photographer Lewis Hine born in Oshkosh, Wisc. – 1874 Two African-American sharecroppers are killed during an ultimately unsuccessful cotton-pickers’
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Labor Speaks in Video
Since the Wobblies were in Today in Labor History, I thought this would be interesting. The quality is not great,
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Today in Labor History – September 24th
  Canada declares the Wobblies illegal – 1918
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Labor Speaks – Voices of the Working Class
    “What is a labour victory? I maintain that it is a twofold thing. Workers must gain economic advantage,
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Today in Labor History – September 23rd
The Workingman’s Advocate of Chicago publishes the first installment of The Other Side, by Martin A. Foran, president of the Coopers’
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Today in Labor History – September 22nd
Emancipation Proclamation signed – 1862 Eighteen-year-old Hannah (Annie) Shapiro leads a spontaneous walkout of 17 women at a Hart Schaffner
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Today in Labor History – September 21st
Militia sent to Leadville, Colo., to break miners’ strike – 1896 Mother Jones leads a march of miners’ children through
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Labor Speaks – The Boss
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Today in Labor History – September 20th
Upton Sinclair, socialist and author of The Jungle—published on this day in 1906—born in Baltimore, Md. – 1878 According to folklorist
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Labor Speaks – The most famous Labor Song, at least to us
Lots of music this week, why, because I love union music. It’s just another part of our history that is
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