Today in Labor History: July 29
A preliminary delegation from Mother Jones’ March of the Mill Children from Philadelphia to President Theodore Roosevelt’s summer home in Oyster Bay, Long Island, publicizing the harsh conditions of child labor, arrives today. They are not allowed through the gates – 1903
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Labor Quiz: “Most Dangerous Woman in America”
This Week’s Quiz: Who was famously known as “the most dangerous woman in America”? Click here and you could be next week’s winner of a labor music CD!
Last Week’s Quiz: Which of the following was NOT a job for children in England at one time? Fuller’s apprentice; Royal whipping boy; Tooth seller; Stepper. (From Tony Robinson’s book The Worst Children’s Jobs in History). Answer: All were jobs for children at one time. Congrats to Thomas Bias of the New Jersey State Industrial Union Council, Flanders, NJ, this week’s quiz (and labor music CD) winner!