WE continue to share and depend on the support of our prayer warrior community, that has lowered us into the Lord's presence for His healing!These girls were thrilled with the snow and grandma was delighted to capture them in their pink boots!Mc Guire, a Vice President of the American Federation of Labor, who put forward the initial proposal in the spring of 1882.According to Mc Guire he further recommended that the event should begin with a street parade as a public demonstration of organized labor's solidarity and strength, with the march followed by a picnic, to which participating local unions could sell tickets as a fundraiser.Allowing time for school children to show 4-H projects at the Fair has been given as one reason for this timing. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) teams usually play their first games that weekend and the National Football League (NFL) traditionally play their kickoff game the Thursday following Labor Day.The Southern 500 NASCAR auto race has been held on Labor Day weekend at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina from 1950 to 2003 and since 2015. Labor Day is the middle point between weeks one and two of the U. Open Tennis Championships held in Flushing Meadows, New York.
"Labor Day" was promoted by the Central Labor Union and the Knights of Labor, which organized the first parade in New York City.The Pat and Barb Verly family and their 5 children, in laws and grandkids along with many prayer warriors have been drawn together by John's cancer...sharing daily for 8 months started this blog- Family Soul Story - Our faith, family, farm and now our cancer journey called HEALING have colored and deepened our world.There was disagreement among labor unions at this time about when a holiday celebrating workers should be, with some advocating for continued emphasis of the September march-and-picnic date while others sought the designation of the more politically-charged date of May 1.Conservative Democratic President Grover Cleveland was one of those concerned that a labor holiday on May 1 would tend to become a commemoration of the Haymarket Affair and in 1887, he publicly supported the September Labor Day holiday as a less inflammatory alternative.They made the drive from Kansas City to spend the week on the farm while their parents make a pilgrimage to Fatima for the week!It has been 70 degree weather in KC for the last month and winter is hardly what we call winter here!In 1887, Oregon was the first state of the United States to make it an official public holiday.By the time it became an official federal holiday in 1894, thirty states in the United States officially celebrated Labor Day.Beginning in the late 19th century, as the trade union and labor movements grew, different groups of trade unionists chose a variety of days on which to celebrate labor.In the United States, a September holiday called Labor Day was first proposed in the early 1880s.