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The Labor Movement and Posters: Promoting Human Rights, Part 2

This is the last post in a series of blogs by the Labor Collections Team highlighting the amazing posters on display in the Hornbake Library Gallery exhibit, “ 731 more words

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Winnipeg General Strike Haiku

“Exploitation’s bad!”

Say millennial snowflakes.

Back to work, losers.

Today is the 99th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike, where thousands of workers ceased giving their employers the labor that was due to them to go eat avocado toast in the street. 150 more words

The Labor Movement and Posters: Promoting Human Rights, Part 1

In this series of blogs the Labor Collections Team would like to highlight the amazing posters on display in the Hornbake Library Gallery exhibit “ 715 more words

Hornbake Library

Mourn for the Dead, Fight for the Living: May Day Becomes International Workers’ Day

Happy International Workers’ Day! To celebrate, the Labor History Collections has put together a small exhibit in the Maryland Reading Room inside Hornbake Library to tell the story of how May Day became International Workers’ Day and its link to Labor Day. 588 more words

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May Day!

In conjunction with the exhibition, “For Liberty, Justice, and Equality: Unions Making History in America,” we will be featuring labor-related materials from the Prange Collection.  148 more words

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MayDay in 1886 and Now

Several socialist groups came together on April 29, 2018, in Lake Cliff Park in Dallas to celebrate MayDay. They were kind enough to allow the oldest person in attendance to remind them of the long workers’ tradition by leading singing of “The International.” 715 more words

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