Today in Labor History April 3, 2020

Labor History April 3rd
Gathering at the Botto House

Pietro Botto, the socialist mayor of Haledon, New Jersey invited the Paterson silk mill strikers to assemble in front of his house. 20,000 showed up to hear speakers from the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Upton Sinclair, John Reed and others, who urged them to remain strong in their fight. ¬†The Paterson strike lasted … Read more

Today in Labor History – April 3rd

Labor History April 3rd
Gathering at the Botto House

[click_to_tweet tweet=”Pietro Botto, the socialist mayor of Haledon, New Jersey invited the Paterson silk mill strikers to assemble in front of his house. 20,000 showed up to hear speakers from the Industrial Workers of the World¬†(IWW), ” quote=”Pietro Botto, the socialist mayor of Haledon, New Jersey invited the Paterson silk mill strikers to assemble in … Read more