History Stories
CATEGORY: Labor Reform
The Battle of Blair Mountain
August 25, 2016

In late August 1921, union miners and coal company supporters clashed near Blair Mountain, West Virginia, in what has been called the largest armed uprising since the Civil War. Read More

Remembering the Haymarket Riot
May 4, 2016

Take a look back at one of the controversial chapters in America’s 19th century labor movement. Read More

7 Things You May Not Know About “The Jungle”
January 19, 2016

On the anniversary of its publication, get the facts on Upton Sinclair’s muckraking masterpiece. Read More

The Strike That Shook America
September 3, 2012

As the United States commemorates Labor Day, take a look back at a landmark victory for American workers: the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike. Read More