This week's Labor History Today podcast: Cutting along the Color Line; Quincy Mills, Professor of History at the University of Maryland in College Park on black barbers, the evolution of their trade, and its political meaning as a skilled form of labor.
Last week’s show: Cordwainers strike of 1805
Angered by increasing farm foreclosures, members of Iowa's Farmers Holiday Association threaten to lynch banking representatives and law officials who institute foreclosure proceedings for the duration of the Great Depression - 1933
8,000 NYC social workers strike, demand better conditions for welfare recipients - 1965
- David Prosten