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Labor Day, a Real Holiday and a Royal Good Time

Labor Day is a holiday of long standing in Nebraska. Our law was introduced in the twenty-first regular session of the state legislature by Senator Frank T. Ransom from Nebraska City. The bill passed without opposition and was approved by … Continue reading

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Beer and Blood: The Butchers’ Picnic

Labor Day in 1890 was celebrated on Monday, September 1, although some events associated with the day were celebrated several days before. One, a butchers’ picnic held at Loveland, Iowa, on Sunday, attracted the attention of the Omaha Daily Bee, … Continue reading

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