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3-21-15 On this day in Labor History the year was 1857 Labor History in 2:00


March 21, 2015
On this day in Labor History the year was 1857. Labor activist, Alice Henry was born in Melbourne, Australia.

Alice originally went to work as a teacher, but then found her true calling as a journalist.

She wrote in support of the day’s progressive causes, including care for dependent children, labor reform, and women’s rights.

2:00 minute audio at link.

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