Old Photos: Labor Day

Some photos of the Labor Day Celebrations over the years.

WPA Workers marching in the Labor Day Parade. Detroit,1938. © Time Inc. William Vandivert

Units of the American Federation of Labor marching in the Labor Day.Detroit,1938. © Time Inc. William Vandivert

The Bakers Union marching through the Labor Day Parade.Detroit,1938. © Time Inc. William Vandivert

A large float being driven through the Labor Day Parade.Detroit,1938. © Time Inc. William Vandivert

Spectators watching the Labor Day Parade.Detroit, 1938. © Time Inc. William Vandivert

SS John W. Brown in these photos points to the year 1942.

Baltimore Labor Day.© Time Inc.Chester

Baltimore Labor Day.© Time Inc.Chester

Baltimore Labor Day.© Time Inc.Chester

These pictures are taken in Des Moines, IA. Notice the motorcycle on the rope at the top of the shot (click to enlarge).

Truman's Labor Day.September 09, 1949. © Time Inc. Thomas Mcavoy

President Truman's Air Force One -Douglas VC-118 - The Independence.© Time Inc.Thomas Mcavoy

Here we see that if a person stands still for a minute in Iowa, someone will try to sell him some corn.

Truman's Labor Day.September 09, 1949.© Time Inc.Thomas Mcavoy

This photo is taken in Pennsylvania.

Labor Day Weekend With LBJ.© Time Inc.Francis Miller

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