Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 1933, angered by increasing farm foreclosures, members of Iowa's Farmers Holiday Association threatened to lynch banking representatives and law officials who instituted foreclosure proceedings for the duration of the Great Depression.
Today’s labor quote is by Hugo Black, Alabama Senator and future supreme court justice, on the attack on the Bonus Army Vets. Hugo Black, who said:
"As one citizen, I want to make my public protest against this militaristic way of handling a condition which has been brought about by widespread unemployment and hunger."
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