History of the Working Class

 


Labor History August 14th
Today in Labor History August 14th
Squatters’ riots occurred in California on this day. 500 militiamen were sent to Sacramento to quell the uprising and martial
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Labor History August 13th
Today in Labor History August 13th
Striking miners at Tracy City, Tennessee, captured their mines and freed 300 state convict strikebreakers. The convicts had been “leased”
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Labor History August 12th
Today in Labor History August 12th
The national Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners was founded in Chicago in a gathering of 36 carpenters from 11 cities.
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Labor history August 11th
Today in Labor History August 11th
Federal troop drove over 1,200 jobless workers from the nation’s capital. Led by unemployed activist Charles “Hobo” Kelley and Jacob
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