Today in Labor History – December 24th

Labor History December 24th

Calumet Massacre Seventy-four people in Calumet, Michigan, died in what became known as the “Calumet Massacre.” About 500 youngsters and their parents had been taking part in a Christmas party for the children of striking copper miners when someone yelled “Fire!”. Within minutes, although there was no fire, dozens were trapped in a stairwell and … Read more