Today's Labor History
Click here to check out this week's Labor History Today podcast. On this week’s show: Paul Shackel’s fascinating tale of “How a 1897 Massacre of Pennsylvania Coal Miners Morphed From a Galvanizing Crisis to Forgotten History.” (photo) And in this week’s “Cool Things from the Meany Labor Archives,” Ben, Alan and Chloe explore the efforts to hijack and rewrite the history of the 1912 “Bread & Roses” Lawrence textile strike.
West Virginia coal miners strike, defend selves against National Guard - 1912
After a four-week boycott led by Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Jr., bus companies in New York City agree to hire 200 Black drivers and mechanics - 1941
Labor history courtesy Union Communication Services.
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