Industrialization - American Federation of Labor

Title

Industrialization - American Federation of Labor

Subject

Industrialization

Description

Marker Text : "American Federation of Labor since 1881"
One this site, December 10, 1886, the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Union merged with the trade unionists of the Knights of Labor to create the American Federation of Labor. Delegates elected Samuel Gompers president and dedicated the Federation to improving the life of America's working men and women. The A.F.L. recognizes November 15, 1881, as its anniversary date to honor the origin and legacy of F.O.T.L.U.

Location: Corner of Front and Long Streets

Files

afl.jpg

Citation

“Industrialization - American Federation of Labor,” Teaching Columbus, accessed September 25, 2017, http://teachingcolumbus.omeka.net/items/show/110.