Today in Labor History May 23rd

Labor History May 23rd
Battle of Toledo

The first American nursery school was established in New York City as a way to “relieve parents of the laboring classes” and offer their children “protection from idleness” and other evils that typically infected the rabble. – 1827 An estimated 100,000 textile workers, including more than 10,000 children, went on strike in the Philadelphia area. … Read more