Today in Labor History: December 15
The Kansas National Guard is called out to subdue from 2,000 to 6,000 protesting women who were going from mine to mine attacking non-striking miners in the Pittsburgh coal fields. The women made headlines across the state and the nation: they were christened the “Amazon Army” by the New York Times – 1921
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Cool Labor Site: A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
The A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum is a cultural institution whose mission is to promote, honor and celebrate the legacy of A. Philip Randolph and contributions made by African-Americans to America’s labor movement; with a significant focus on the African American Railroad Employee. http://www.aphiliprandolphmuseum.com/