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Labor History

Here are a set of websites and other links with useful labor history information: LiUNA History & timeline: http://www.liuna.org/tabid/57/Default.aspx Illinois Labor History Society: www.illinoislaborhistory.org Labor History links: (from Dr Rosemary Feurer, Northern Illinois University) http://www.niu.edu/~rfeurer/labor/indexpage.html Labor Heritage Foundation: www.laborheritage.
“A shovel, a pick, a hod cold steel and timber that warm, sweating human hands bring to life.” As the North American economy unfolded, bridging rivers, laying track, pouring roads and building structures, workers answered the call with their ready wits, strong backs and determined attitudes.
Highlights of Local 165’s (Peoria County) History w 1901 – a Peoria-based “Hod Carriers & Building Laborers Union” founded w1903 – A Peoria-based “Laborers” union (for any worker not in a union) w American Federation of Labor Federal Labor Union 8857 chartered Jan.



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Great Plains Laborers' District Council
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Peoria, IL 61615
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