In 1887, Oregon became the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday, with Colorado, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York quickly following suit.
How “labor” has changed in these past 130 years! Whatever labor you are resting from today, enjoy! Be sure to thank the laborers who have gone before us for their efforts in workplace rights, safety and innovation.
Photo taken near
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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