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Weaving Our Way Down The Hudson

No matter who you are or what you do, your clothing occupies a certain amount of time and energy in your daily life.  You have to buy it, maintain it, store it, and think about how it makes a statement to the rest of the world.  411 more words

Washington State Labor Council Reprises MayWorks Washington: A Month-Long Festival of Labor Culture and History

MayWorks Washington is a month-long festival throughout the month of May celebrating labor culture and history in Washington State. Festival events also focus on working class issues and labor arts such as music, poetry, photography, dance, drama, and the visual arts. 219 more words

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First Annual Labor Archives of Washington Annual Event April 11

Preserving Solidarity Forever: The Labor Archives Minimum Wage Project
Walker-Ames Room (225), Kane Hall, University of Washington

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM… 194 more words

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Situations and Relations

Back in February, I gave a talk to the UCLA Digital Labor Working Group about my network analysis with the Labor Who’s Who data. You can see my slides here: 1,057 more words


Joe Hill centenary

There are now scores of events marking the centenary of the judicial murder of IWW songwriter and organizer Joe Hill, including concerts in at least six countries, conferences, museum exhibitions, new recordings of his songs, books, etc. 248 more words

March 20, 1905

The R.B. Grover shoe factory in Brockton, Massachusetts, collapses and bursts into flames after its old boiler explodes and shoots up through three floors and the roof. 16 more words


Indiana's Pearl and Button Boom

Today, we drive over rivers and creeks in a few seconds and barely know their names.  But before modern transportation severed so much of our connection to waterways, human contact with rivers practically defined life in water-rich Indiana. 2,141 more words