And on this week’s “Cool things from the George Meany Labor Archives,” Alan, Chloe and Ben go searching for audio tapes of speeches, but discover a trove of vinyl.
Interviews by Patrick Dixon and Allan Wierdak.
The Union Label Trades Department is chartered by the American Federation of Labor. Its mission: promote the products and services produced in America by union members, especially those products identified by a union label, shop card, store card, and service button - 1909
The Supreme Court -- composed of nine men -- declares unconstitutional a 1918 Washington, D.C., law establishing a minimum wage for women - 1923
Major league baseball players end a 232-day strike, which began the prior August 12 and led to the cancellation of the 1994 postseason and the World Series - 1995
Labor history courtesy Union Communication Services.