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Wisconsin Farmers Strike, May 24, 1933  On October 21, 1933: In an attempt to raise the price of milk, Wisconsin dairy farmers begin the third major milk strike of the year in the state. During the Great Depression, farmers who produced milk for bottling were able to remain solvent, but those who produced milk for cheese, butter, and other uses were driven into poverty. The initial strike involved farmers primarily in Rusk, Price Shawano counties. (via Today in Labor History, on Tumblr)

Wisconsin Farmers Strike, May 24, 1933 On October 21, 1933: In an attempt to raise the price of milk, Wisconsin dairy farmers begin the third major milk strike of the year in the state. During the Great Depression, farmers who produced milk for bottling were able to remain solvent, but those who produced milk for cheese, butter, and other uses were driven into poverty. The initial strike involved farmers primarily in Rusk, Price Shawano counties. (via Today in Labor History, on Tumblr)

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

This is one of the ways electric shock therapy was administered around the time of World War 1. Photo credit

Shell Shock: A Sad Side-Effect of the First World War

Bergonic chair for giving general electric treatment for psychological effect, in psycho-neurotic cases.

Teamster Nation: 04.05.54 Longest strike in U.S. history begins in WI

Teamster Nation: Longest strike in U. history begins in WI

1934: Police use tear gas against unemployed march on City Hall ...

Police use tear gas against unemployed march on City Hall .

Real life stories from the Great Depression to give people hope, clarity, perspective and a dose of resourcefulness.

This picture shows a man selling his car for the money he lost in the stock market crash. Cars were a luxury during this time many people sold them to make some money to buy the essentials.

"The leadership can and must be recreated from the masses and out of the masses."    ~ Rosa Luxemburg

Leadership cultivated from the masses!

The Native American struggle

Native Americans in the US Today: Oppressed and Ignored

One Day In July: Remembering The 1934 Minneapolis Teamster Strike

fuckyeahmarxismleninism: “ Today in history: July 1934 - “Bloody Friday” during the historic 1934 Minneapolis truckers strike. On Bloody Friday, 67 striking truck drivers and their supporters were.

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Races, Immigration: United States. Immigrant Station: Regulation of Immigration at the Port of Entry. United States Immigrant Station, New York City: Contract laborers to be deported.

black tuesday- October 29, 1929. On this date, share prices on the New York Stock Exchange completely crashed and 30 billion dollars were lost. This helped shape Canada today because many people became unemployed.

Black Tuesday 1929 the stock market crash and beginning of the "Great Depression". the stock market crashed october 1929

1930s Great Depression Family at Migrant Workers Camp Photo

Great Depression Family at Migrant Workers Camp Photo - After the end of WWI, the economic rose and then quickly fell into the crisis. The unemployment was high. Houses and furniture were continually sold for food and other necessities.

Twitter / jilevin: What do right to work states ...

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"Right to work" laws don't give workers more rights, and they don't create more work. But in "right to work" states, poverty rate is versus in free bargaining states.

April 28 1869 - Chinese and Irish Laborers lay 10 miles of track in one day for the transcontinental railroad

First Transcontinental Railroad - Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum

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