Today in Labor History: October 23
Explosion and fire at Phillips Petroleum refinery in Pasadena, Texas, kills 23 and injures 314 – 1989
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Labor Video: Bread and Roses
Set to a pictorial history of the women’s suffrage movement, this song, inspired by a speech by Rose Schneiderman, immigrant, radical, labor and feminist leader, is especially associated with the successful strike by women textile workers in Lawrence, MA, in 1912. Click here to watch the video.