About 100 friends and activists in labor and progressive groups gathered at a memorial here Aug. 18 to pay tribute to Judy Gallo, who died recently at age 70.
Janitors here won a historic victory this past week as the contractors were forced to begin negotiations with the Service Employees International Union.
Wobblie organizer Frank Little is dragged by six masked men from his hotel room and hung from the Milwaukee Railroad trestle.
Within a year of its inception, over 125,000 people had joined the union.
On July 16, 1934, the city of San Francisco shut down as 65,000 workers from all industries walked off the job, in response to a call by longshore workers for a general strike.
African American and white farmers formed the Southern Tenant Farmers Union in Tyronza, Arkansas.
Woody Sez "The national debit is one thing I caint figger out"
On July 6, 1892, under the cover of darkness, two barges, loaded with armed Pinkerton thugs hired by the Carnegie Steel Co., landed on the south bank of the Monongahela River.