Today in Labor History

Emma Goldman, Made for America, vol. 1Union Communication Services, Inc., points out that today is the anniversary of the 1993 lockout in Decatur, IL, as told in our book, Staley: The Fight for a New American Labor Movement.

They also mention that it is the day “Emma Goldman, women’s rights activist and radical, born in Lithuania. She came to the U.S. at age 17 – 1869.” Our two-volume documentary history on Emma Goldman picks up her life years later as she begins her association with the international anarchist movement.