Tag Archives: Labor Unions

Workers’ Memorial Day

I’m astonished regarding the daring of crews who build and maintain broadcast towers.  I once watched workers paint part of the free-standing WJAG tower west of Norfolk, Nebraska one afternoon.  The men looked like spiders as they went about their duties.  … Continue reading

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Ludlow, Colorado

The appreciation and treatment of workers has probably been a sore spot of humanity ever since one person submitted to the wishes of another in order to earn a living.  Until the 20th Century, serfs, peasants, laborers and most other … Continue reading

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May Day Emasculated

The first few memorable May Days in my life involved a practice called “Maying”.  As first, second and third graders, we constructed baskets woven from strips of colorful construction paper.  We were given plastic “grass” to line the basket, then … Continue reading

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