History of the Working Class

Today in Labor History – August 11th
Federal troops drive some 1,200 jobless workers from Washington D.C. Led by unemployed activist Charles “Hobo” Kelley, the group’s “soldiers”
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“Ten thousand times has the labor movement stumbled and bruised itself. We have been enjoined by the courts, assaulted by
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Today in Labor History – August 10th
  The Air Line Pilots Association is founded at a meeting in Chicago attended by 24 activists from across the
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Today in Labor History – August 9th
  Knights of Labor strike New York Central railroad, ultimately to be defeated by scabbing – 1890 Nine men and
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Today in Labor History – August 8th
    Delegates to the St. Paul Trades and Labor Assembly elect 35-year-old Charles James, leader of the Boot and
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