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1956 Labor Day - learn about the origins of Labor Day here: http://www.dol.gov/laborday/history.htm

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Be a part of the solution, not the problem. Research your purchases and write to companies to make them aware of the origin of their products as well.

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Stagecoach Stop USA - Irish Hills, Michigan Now a ghost town, this amusement park was originally designed after an 1880s western town. It opened in 1964 and closed Labor Day weekend 2008 after thousands of mock gun fights in front of the saloon. It was one of many theme parks in the immediate area – including Prehistoric Forest and Mystery Hill.

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Bomb Pop Cupcakes

Bomb Pop Cupcakes - made with all the flavors of the classic popsicle! Blue Raspberry, White Lemon, and Cherry! A fun dessert for Memorial Day, 4th of July, or Labor Day! | http://houseofyumm.com for http://cupcakesandkalechips.com

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More about Samuel R. Caldwell: On the day the Marijuana Tax Stamp Act was enacted (Oct. 2, 1937) the FBI and Denver, Co. police arrested Samuel for possession of TWO marijuana cigarettes. Mind you, growing and selling marijuana were still legal, but only if you bought a $1 government stamp... And that stamp was not for sale. Samuel was sentenced to four years of hard labor, plus a $1k fine. He served every day of his sentence and a year after Caldwell was released from prison, he died of…

More about Samuel R. Caldwell: On the day the Marijuana Tax Stamp Act was enacted (Oct. 2, 1937) the FBI and Denver, Co. police arrested Samuel for possession of TWO marijuana cigarettes. Mind you, growing and selling marijuana were still legal, but only if you bought a $1 government stamp... And that stamp was not for sale. Samuel was sentenced to four years of hard labor, plus a $1k fine. He served every day of his sentence and a year after Caldwell was released from prison, he died of…

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20 Ultimate Things to Do in New York City

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Republicans... (Not sure this all has been fact-checked; I recall opposition to making MLKJr's b.d. a holiday centering on claims the nation couldn't afford another day off. But of course he may also have been called a Communist, and he was pro-labor union.)

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Cheers to all workers worldwide -- #MayDay #LabourDay #TagderArbeit #workersday #springfestival

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July 1909. Baltimore, Md. "One of the small boys in J.S. Farrand Packing Co. and a heavy load. J.W. Magruder, witness." Photo: Lewis Wickes Hine.

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A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the alexandria glass factory | june 1911 alexandria virginia | foto: lewis wickes hine.

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