Labor history

Kansas City

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On a hosted trip to Kansas City, Kansas I learned a bit of agricultural history.  While in the magical land of Kansas, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz found its way into most of our stops. Read on and learn about our wonderful visit.  See where farming and the Tin man intersect! The Grinter Place […]

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Pardeeville and Pontiac

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Labor Day may be over, but the celebration still lives on in my memory!  Fun at Pardeeville & Pontiac remain! Plans began last year when our friend Art Woodward invited us to come to Pardeeville Car Show. This was the 15th year for the show.  While this is primarily a car show,  they also have […]

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Kinney Pioneer Musseum

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Museum Director Kay Ingersol literally guided us by phone to the Kinney Pioneer Museum and Historical Society of North Iowa.  At first we  had trouble finding our way.  After arriving she took us on a whirlwind tour.  The Kinney Pioneer Museum was perhaps the most amazing find of our hosted trip to Mason City, Iowa.  […]

Ireland’s Ambassador visits Mother Jones Monument!

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Today, May 4, 2018, Ireland’s Ambassador to the United States Daniel Mulhall visited Mother Jones Monument to meet with NIU Professor Rosemary Feurer, director of the Mother Jones Heritage Project. It was a small gathering, a few supporters that included Judy Simpson and Kate Klimt who are part of the Mother Jones Heritage Project, and […]