March 2021

Learn What Happened Today in Labor History: March 30

The First Serbian Uprising (1804–1813) against the Ottoman Empire

Today in Labor History, March 30, 1856: The Treaty of Paris was signed, ending the Crimean War. This was one of the first wars utilizing modern weapons, like explosive shells, trains and telegraphs. It was also a really deadly war. Between 350,000 and 420,000 people died in only four years. There were many war profiteers,

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Learn What Happened Today in Labor History: March 29

The Rosenbergs, captured

Today in Labor History: March 29, 1852—Ohio prohibited employers from forcing women or children to work more than 10 hours in a day. March 29, 1918—Union buster, Sam Walton, was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Despite his nativist “Buy American” campaign, Wallmart is now the single largest importer of foreign goods in the U.S. March 29,

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200 Early William Henry Fox Talbot Photos Up For Auction

Early photograph by Henry William Fox Talbot

200 Early Photographs by William Henry Fox Talbot will be auctioned off in New York next month. You can see some of those photos here. The works are remarkable for their beauty and historical significance. They are among the earliest photographs ever made. And they offer a rare glimpse into early Victorian life that is

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