Happy Labor Day to you from The Unquiet Library!
Have you ever wondered why we celebrate Labor Day? What is the story and history behind this holiday, anyway? Check out these great resources to learn more about the holiday and how it came to be!
- From History.com: a great resource page with all things related to Labor Day!
- Library of Congress “Today in History” info on Labor Day
- United States Department of Labor page on Labor Day
- A great yet succinct article on the history of Labor Day from the Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in our Gale Virtual Reference Library (school GALE password required)
- From our Gale Virtual Reference Library, check out this brief but informative article on the history of Labor Day from the Dictionary of American History (school GALE password required)
- Do a search for info on Labor Day in our History Resource Center available through GALILEO! (GALILEO password requiredat home)
- The tried and true Encyclopedia Britannica always has great and informative articles (GALILEO password required at home)