Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

October 11, 1874

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Author, labor journalist, and social critic Mary Heaton Vorse is born in New York City.  For over 50 years, Vorse traveled the country and the world, reporting on labor issues, struggles, and strikes.  [Photo:  Vorse is presented with the UAW’s Social Justice Award by Walter Reuther at the union’s 1962 convention.]

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