Today in Labor History January 25th

Labor History January 25th
Nan Freeman

Sojourner Truth addressed the first Black Women’s Rights convention. – 1851 The Sheet Metal Workers International Association (SMWIA) was founded in Toledo, Ohio as the Tin, Sheet Iron and Cornice Workers’ International Association. – 1888 200 miners were killed in a horrific explosion at the Harwick mine in Cheswick, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County. Many of the dead lay … Read more