Today in Labor History: June 22; Cool Labor Site

Today in Labor History: June 222015.06.22-history-hagenbeck-wallace-trainwreck
A total of 86 passengers on a train carrying members of the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus are killed, another 127 injured in a wreck near Hammond, Indiana.  Five days later the dead are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park, Ill., in an area set aside as Showmen’s Rest, purchased only a few months earlier by the Showmen’s League of America – 1918
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2015.06.22-website-hightowerCool Labor Site: Jim Hightower
Official website for Jim Hightower, Texas populist, radio commentator, author and columnist, and a long-time thorn in the side of the greedy and powerful.