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Omaha Steve Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 04:08 PM
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Today in Labor History Apr 10 Birth date of Frances Perkins 1st woman to hold a cabinet-level office

April 10

Birth date of Frances Perkins, named Secretary of Labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933, becoming the first woman to hold a cabinet-level office - 1880

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April 10, 1880 - Frances Perkins was born. She was Secretary of Labor under President Franklin D. Roosevelt and the first woman to hold a cabinet-level office.


Birth of Dolores Huerta, a co-founder, with Cesar Chavez, of the United Farm Workers - 1930

Tens of thousands of immigrants demonstrate in 100 U.S. cities in a national day of action billed as a campaign for immigrants dignity. Some 200,000 gathered in Washington, D.C. - 2006

Labor history found here: http://www.unionist.com/today-in-labor-history & here: http://www.workdayminnesota.org/index.php?history_9_04_10_2010

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