A re-enactment of the massacre of seven persons marching for the 8-hour-day on May 5, 1886 in the Bay ViewRead more
The history of “direct actions” by workers, such as strikes, mass rallies and sit-downs, will be discussed at the 38thRead more
Even the chilled, brisk wind off Lake Michigan was not enough to cool down the spirit of the more thanRead more
Throughout history, women have found that though solidarity and unions they have been able to win greater fairness and equityRead more
Tomorrow’s future workers are today’s middle and high school students and they are missing out on a vital part of their education – the story of labor and how unions have helped to build a nation!
Since its founding in 1981, the Wisconsin Labor History Society has made it a key mission to urge the teaching of workers and labor history in our state schools. This year, as in the past, we are offering great cash prizes to middle and high school students to encourage their study of labor history:Read more
(An Analysis) Will the study of labor history soon be missing from our universities and colleges? It’s a possibility ifRead more
“We stand up and we fight back!” “We stand up and we fight back!” With that rousing refrain, Keynote speakerRead more