Labor Day

I prefer to post only original content, but since next Monday is Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, I thought a post about the Victorian origins of the holiday in the United States was fitting.

Here a couple links that briefly explore the history of the holiday:

United States Department of Labor
http://www.dol.gov/OPA/ABOUTDOL/LABORDAY.HTM

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/september96/labor_day_9-2.html

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