Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws and well-being of the country.
Happy Birthday, Lewis Hine These haunting child labor photos are only a fraction of the thousands taken by investigative photographer Lewis Wickes Hine, born one hundred and forty years ago on September Hine used his camera as both a.
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (August 1837 – November was a prominent American labor and community organizer, who helped coordinate major strikes and co-founded the Industrial Workers of the World. (Yes, the magazine is named after her)