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January 11 - Bread Yes! But Roses Too!

January 11, 2020

On this day in Labor History the year was 1912. That was the day a strike launched one of the most iconic rallying cries of the U.S. Labor Movement. Twenty thousand, mostly women workers, in the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile mills began what came to be known as the “Bread and Roses” strike.