I've Always Wondered
What Jewish Person in the Labor Movement was Born this Week? Originally Published January 21-22, 2022.

Born on January 27, 1850, in London, Samuel Gompers would go on to become a primary force behind the American labor movement.  The oldest of five boys, Samuel left school at age 10 to apprentice as a shoemaker.  Soon he joined his father making cigars.  In 1863, the family moved to the Lower East Side […]

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