Today in Labor History February 8th

Labor History February 8th
Mary Kenney O’Sullivan

Mary Kenney O’Sullivan was born in Hannibal, Missouri.  At age 28 she was appointed the first female general organizer for the American Federation of Labor by AFL President Samuel Gompers. – 1864 The IWW was engaged in a free speech fight in San Diego, California. Vigilantes routinely kidnapped and beat Industrial Workers of the World … Read more