Today in Labor History: July 22; Labor Quiz

Today in Labor History: July 222013.07.22—history-preparedness-day
A bomb was is set off during a “Preparedness Day” parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40 more. Tom Mooney, a labor organizer, and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later – 1916
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2013.07.22—quiz-worstjobsLabor Quiz: Children’s Jobs
This Week’s Quiz:  Which of the following was NOT a job for children in England at one time?  (From Tony Robinson’s book The Worst Children’s Jobs in History Click here for the multiple choice answers and you could be next week’s winner of a labor music CD!
Last Week’s Quiz:  Congrats to Connie Smith of AFGE Local 940 who knew that Andrew Mellon, Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick and Samuel Rey were all owners of the resort whose dam, holding back the lake on the property, sent water cascading into Johnstown, drowning more than 2,200 men, women and children.  She is this week’s quiz (and labor music CD) winner!

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