Inventory of American Labor Landmarks
By the Labor Heritage Foundation
This attractive booklet offers a nice selection from the Labor Heritage Foundationís comprehensive, ongoing inventory of labor landmarks across the country. Nearly 200 monuments, plaques and other markers are described here, from 33 states and the District of Columbia, accompanied by historical summaries and, often, by photographs.The landmarks include the Pipeline Workers Monument in Valdez, Alaska, honoring the 70,000 building trades workers who constructed the pipeline; the Flint (Mich.) Sitdown Strike Historical Marker, and the Battle of Matewan, W.Va. Historical Site, marking the site of a shoot-out between striking union miners and coal company agents. Great history, great inspiration, and a great source of potential daytrips and vacation stopovers. 24 pages stapled.
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