Revisiting Victor Arnautoff and the Politics of Art: Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week’s show: Robert Cherny on Victor Arnautoff, the Russian-born artist who reigned as San Francisco's leading mural painter during the New Deal era. The San Francisco Board of Education voted this week to paint over one of his most famous murals. Interviews by Patrick Dixon and Allan Wierdak.
Children employed in the silk mills in Paterson, N.J., go on strike for 11-hour day and 6-day week. A compromise settlement resulted in a 69-hour work week - 1835
Labor history courtesy Union Communication Services. photo: Inside one of the mills. Courtesy of the American Labor Museum.