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  • Inventory of American Labor Landmarks Photo Gallery

    Posted February 22, 2009 at 12:09 am

    Inventory of American Labor Landmarks > Photo Gallery

    The Inventory of American Labor Landmarks, directed by Saul Schniderman, is a catalog of sites in the United States commemorating the history and heritage of America’s workers. These include: monuments, memorials, historic markers, union halls, historic buildings, restored dwellings, public sculpture, museums, history tours, heritage projects, preservation areas, and murals.

    To see sample of landmarks from around the United States, click each thumbnail below to enlarge view.
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    Bay View Martyrs Historical Marker, E. Russel Ave. At S. Superior Street, Milwaukee, WI.
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    The Wisconsin Labor History Society placed this marker in honor of those killed by the state militia in 1886 during a city-wide strike for the eight-hour day.
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    Columbine Mine Massacre Monument, Lafayette, CO
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    Columbine Mine Massacre Historical Marker, Colorado's Northern Coal Field: Lest We Forget. A sign on Highway 7 leading to Lafayette, marks the Columbine Mine Massacre where miners were killed while on picket duty during a 1927 strike. On Nov. 21, 2002, the Colorado Historical Society erected this roadside marker to replace one that had deteriorated.
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    Haymarket Martyrs' Monument, Forest Home Cemetery, 863 S. Des Plaines Ave., Forest Park, IL (just west of Chicago). Commemorates the men executed for their supposed participation in the labor violence at Chicago's Haymarket Square during an 1886 demonstration for the eight-hour day.
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    John Henry Monument, Big Bend Mountain, Talcott, WV. The statue of John Henry, the steel driver who in 1872 defeated a team drill and became the most sung-about hero in American folklore, stands atop the Big Bend Tunnel.
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    Ludlow Massacre Monument Junction of Del Aqua and Colorado and Southern Railroad tracks, Ludlow, CO. This monument marks the site where striking miners and their families were killed in their tent colony on April 20, 1914.
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    Fannie Sellins Historical Marker. Entrance to Union Cemetery, Arnold, PA. Pittsburgh unionists funded this marker at the entrance to Union Cemetery near the grave of Fannie Sellins, who was murdered by Coal & Iron police on the eve of the nationwide steel strike of 1919.
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    Mother Jones Monument/Graveyard/Prison Site

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