“Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country,” explains the Department of Labor. Congress passed an act in 1894 recognizing this national holiday.
As we celebrate Labor Day 2015, One Of A Kind salutes some of the inspiring labor stories that we have had the opportunity to commemorate in 3-dimensional retrospective art. (more…)