Labor Day – USA

On June 28, 1894, Congress passed an act making the first Monday of September a legal holiday. The act outlined that the observance of the holiday was to hold a street parade to exhibit to the public “the strength and esprit de corps, or a feeling of pride, of the trade and labor organizations.” This was intended to be followed by a celebration for the recreation of the workers.

Source: Bristol celebrates Labor Day – HeraldCourier.com: Swva

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