Daily Archives: November 17, 2016

National History Day: Prizes for Best Labor History Project

Do you know a middle or high school student preparing a project for the National History Day competition? This year the Iowa Labor History Society will award fifty dollars to the best labor history project in both the junior and … Continue reading

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Coming in 2017: Iowa Labor History in the UI Mobile Museum

We’re excited to announce work is under way to connect Iowans with our state’s rich labor history using stories, photos, and objects from the Iowa Labor History Oral Project (ILHOP) and Iowa Labor Collections. An exhibit called “Speaking of Work” … Continue reading

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Labor History

November 17 The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York is founded “to provide cultural, educational and social services to families of skilled craftsmen.” The Society remains in existence to this day – 1785 Martin … Continue reading

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