Frances Perkins became the 1st woman appointed to a presidential Cabinet when she was sworn in as Secretary of Labor on March 4, 1933.
Production began on the Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer on March 1, 1873. This guide highlights the first commercially made typewriter and discusses how the later Remington Typewriter revolutionized office operations.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory disaster occurred on March 25, 1911. This guide tells the story and highlights its impact on worker safety and labor history.
The "New Deal" is a collection of legislation in various areas passed at various times and collectively called the "New Deal." One of the key pieces of New Deal legislation was the Economy Act passed on March 15, 1933.
In March 1957 Standard & Poors debuted a new way for investors and stock market watchers to get a sense of the market when they introduced the S&P 500 Index.
On March 4, 1913 President William Howard Taft signed into law the bill that created the Department of Labor as a cabinet level agency.
On March 6, 1933 President Franklin Roosevelt issued Proclamation 2039 which suspended all banking activity.
Born on March 31, 1927 to a Mexican American family in Yuma, AZ, Cesar Chavez devoted his life to the fight to improve the lives of farm workers.