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Workforce Heroes

We love hearing your stories and today we share one from Donna. Inspired by our celebration of American workers, she sent us this story of her family. 

Letter from a Fan on Labor Day

D​ear Explore.Org, Thank You for your amazing website. Besides entertainment it is an amazing learning tool. I think you should recognize our American Loggers.

Celebrating Labor Day & America

Did you know that Labor Day was first introduce in the New York legislature in 1887, but first became official state law in Oregon the same year? This national holiday has been recognized from sea to shining sea across America for well over a century.

Labor Day

  The first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. (More at US Dept of Labor.) Celebrate America with

Move Over Monday: Labor Day

Move Over Monday Labor Day. BBQs. Pools. End of Summer. Rounding down into a Presidential election and the World Series. Epitome of Americana. Check out Explore.org’s Classic Americana photo album. These iconic photos take us across a pictorial road trip of the western United States. More than 100 years since its founding, “Labor Day, the