todayinlaborhistory:

Today in labor history, October 7, 1879:  Joel Emmanuel Hägglund (aka “Joe Hill”) is born in Gävle, Sweden.  Joe Hill was a labor activist, member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and songwriter — the author of “There is Power in a Union,” “The Rebel Girl,” and “The Preacher and the Slave,” among others.

todayinlaborhistory:

Today in labor history, October 7, 1879:  Joel Emmanuel Hägglund (aka “Joe Hill”) is born in Gävle, Sweden.  Joe Hill was a labor activist, member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and songwriter — the author of “There is Power in a Union,” “The Rebel Girl,” and “The Preacher and the Slave,” among others.