The Bloody Story of How May Day Became a Holiday for Workers

The Bloody Story of How May Day Became a Holiday for Workers - The story goes back to 1886

Happy May Day (International Workers' Day)!

Long live the Tudeh Party of Iran (title) International labor day. روز جهانی کارگر - حزب توده

Uneasy lies the Head that Wears a Crown

Mrs. Coolidge, First Lady of the United States from 1923 to 1929, May Day, 1927

Emma Goldman at a May Day Rally, Hyde Park, London, May 1, 1937 | Jewish Women's Archive

Goldman speaking about the Spanish anarchists at a May Day rally in Hyde Park, London, May 1, 1937. Photo published | Jewish Women's Archive

Abraham Lincoln Facts: The Life of a Legend Infographic

The Life of a Legend: Abraham Lincoln Infographic. Get details about Abraham Lincoln's genealogy & family tree, discover facts about his life & more in this Infographic from

Explained: What's The Deal With May Day? | KQED

A Brief History of May Day (from the Folks Who Brought You the 8-Hour Work Day) - Haymarket Riot-Harpers #MayDay

Kindergarten and I didn't want to hold a boys hand because they were gross. Lol

Debbie's 3rd Grade May Day; 1960

Debbie's 3rd Grade May Day; 1960. Remember the May pole dance!!

Laverne & Shirley

Laverne & Shirley This showed aired from January 1976 to May 1983 and was a spin off from Happy Days. See Laverne's initial sweater? Initials on shirts were very popular because of this shows style. I had at least a couple of t-shirts with my initial or name back in 1976. Pat Schwab

photos of the Spanish Civil War and radical history of Barcelona: May days.

VE Day

8th May, 1945 VE Day in Europe, London Daily Mirror, May 8, 1945. After five years, eight months, and five days of massive devastation, the end of the European phase of WWII was celebrated. Victory in Europe was commemorated with celebrations all around the world in recognition of the unconditional surrender of all German forces, which was signed in Reims, France, the previous day.

Here is real retro food: Neapolitan ice cream. In a brick!

Used to serve it in slices so the layers remained intact More

Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, Zhou Enlai, and Mao Zedong celebrate May day 1950

Liu Shaoqi, Zhu De, Zhou Enlai, and Mao Zedong celebrate May day 1950

Radio Nordsee International S.O.S. May-day Broadcast

Radio Nordsee International S.O.S. May-day Broadcast

Foto-Foto Lawas Bung Karno (yang Jarang Dilihat Orang)

President Sukarno Addressing May Day Rally

English lessons: Maypole and MayDay

Maypole Dance - first day of May

Headwrap & Camera

life: May 19, 1925: Malcolm X is born. In 1960, LIFE magazine assigned Arnold, who died in January 2012 at the age of 99, to document the days and nights of Malcolm X, the controversial and intensely charismatic public face of the Nation of Islam. For nearly a year, she followed the thug-turned-devout Muslim and activist from Washington to New York to Chicago. (Eve Arnold—Magnum) See Eve Arnold’s photographs of Malcolm X here.

Once upon a time there was a different kind of pole dancing...

Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer

Carolyn Polk, “May Day Queen” of 1946 with her court as they appeared in the October 1946 edition of the Howard University Bulletin. According to the bulletin, May Day celebrations, staged by the Physical Department for women, were a “gigantic and beautiful spectacle in which students give exhibitions in dancing, singing and calisthenics.” The highlight was the crowning of the May Queen who reigned over the festivities with an alumnus serving as “Alma Mater.” My HU <3

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