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March 4, 1915


Spearheaded by Senator Robert La Follette and drafted by International Seaman’s Union President Andrew Furuseth, Congress enacts the Seamen’s Act, regulating the hours, wages, and working conditions of merchant marines. [Photo: (left to right) Furuseth, La Follette, and journalist Lincoln Steffens.]


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