History Quiz / 10 American Labor Leaders (Happy Labor Day!)

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1837-1930, Irish-American woman who organized against child labor and on behalf of the IWW, UMW and Knights of Labor
1907-1970, Postwar head of the United Auto Workers, advocate for various progressive causes
1927-1993, Mexican-American male who co-founded the United Farm Works
b. 1930, Mexican-American female who co-founded the United Farm Workers
1850-1924, Founder and longtime head of the American Federation of Labor
1869-1928, Founder of the Industrial Workers of the World, instigator of the Lawrence Textile Strike.
1889-1979, Leader of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, advocate for integration of World War II industries, one of the organizers of the March on Washington
1880-1969, Longtime head of the United Mine Workers, one of the founders of the Congress of Industrial Organizations
1913-ca. 1975, Controversial Teamsters head who disappeared in 1975 after links to numerous criminal activities
1855-1926, Founder of the American Railway Union, five-time Socialist Party presidential candidate
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