Monday, September 5, 2016


The first Labor Day was held in 1882. 
It comes from the desire of the Central Labor Union to make  a holiday for workers. In 1894 it was made a federal holiday. 
It was originally intended that the day would celebrate with a street parade so the public could appreciate the work of the trade and labor organizations. After the parade, a festival was to be held to  entertain local workers and their families. 
In later years, prominent men and women made speeches.



eileeninmd said...

Hello, Missy!

Happy Labor Day to you! Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Great graphic!

Mildred said...

Hi, Hope you and the pets have had an enjoyable day.

Saimi said...

What great facts, thanks for sharing those! Hope you had a great day!! Have a good rest of your week!

Lynne said...

I hope yours was a good one!

"E."BethEdwardsVA said...

hope you had a nice one (Labor day). we just got back from Ohiopyle. ever been there in PA? just great trip we had. nice temps any every thing. we did a bunch of biking. down the Rails to Trails trail. my legs and rump muscles are aching a bit. but i will get over it some day. ha.ha!! ( :