Daily Archives: September 12, 2013

Des Moines Henry Stewards Class

On Saturday, June 22, the Des Moines Henry County Labor Council held an Advanced Steward School in Burlington at the Machinist Hall. There were 28 attendees at the class hosted by the Central Labor Council, co-sponsored by the Iowa Federation … Continue reading

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Today’s Labor History September 12

  Eugene V. Debs, labor leader and socialist, sentenced to 10 years for opposing World War I. While in jail Debs received one million votes for president (1918); Jobless workers march on grocery stores and seize food in Toledo, Ohio … Continue reading

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