(Mothers Day Proclamation 1870) Many of us who are mothers can remember lying in bed (as we had been sternly instructed to do the night before) on Mother’s Day morning, listening to the not-so-quiet kitchen sounds of preparations for our Continue reading Arise then . . . women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts!
On May 1, 1886, more than 300,000 workers across the United States walked off the job to participate in the first May Day celebration. At the time, it was not uncommon for people to work 10 to 16 hours a Continue reading Death to luxurious idleness: from May Day 1886 to M’aider 2017