Item no. 24121
|Collection: American Social History and Social Movements|
1940 Lucy Parsons Birthday Celebration.
Leaflet issued by the International Labor Defense (ILD) announcing the 82nd birthday celebration in Chicago of Lucy Parsons, wife of Haymarket martyr Albert Parsons, who was herself a vigorous fighter for labor's rights. Other speakers included Mary Taglieri, whose husband was killed by police at the 1937 Memorial Day Massacre during the Chicage Steel Strike.