Labor History in 2:00

February 9 - The Passing of George Lippard

February 9, 2020

On this day in Labor History the year was 1854. That was the day that novelist George Lippard died in Philadelphia.  Lippard was friends with Edgar Allen Poe.  He is most well-known for his novel about Philadelphia titled Quaker City. The book is considered to be one of the first American muckraking novels.  

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