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Labor in the United States

Sanford Cohen

Labor in the United States

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Published by Charles E. Merrill in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor and laboring classes -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      StatementSanford Cohen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8072 .C72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination676 p. :
      Number of Pages676
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5800828M
      LC Control Number60014201
      OCLC/WorldCa7151904

      The anvil and the plow: a history of the United States Department of Labor [] / by W. B. Wilson [et. al.] ; [compiled and edited by O. L. Harvey, chief of publications, with the assistance of Sylvia G. Miller and others] United States. Department of Labor [ Book, Government publication: ]. The first Labor Day was celebrated in New York City on September 5, It became an official federal holiday in and is now celebrated on the first Monday of September. Born out of the rise of unions as part of the American labor movement, the day is marked by parades, picnics, and other celebrations—and it marks the unofficial end of summer.


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