The Labor Day Cards are free below to download and print with immediate access for your special someone (family, church member, etc.) who deserves a day of fun.
These cards will help you make this Labor Day special for someone in your life. Sometimes just a little gift such as a card can make that special person in your life feel much more special.
Throughout the history of Labor Day, which is an American National holiday, it always takes place the first Monday of September.
History of Labor Day
The true meaning of Labor Day is to honor the everyday working people. The people whose sweat build and maintain the heart of the United States. Today Labor Day is as normal as baseball, apple pie and fireworks on the fourth of July, but this was not always so.
This holiday is to exhibit to the public “the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor organizations” of the community. Labor Day is also a festival for the recreation and amusement of the workers and their families. Parades, festivals, barbeques, are the pattern for the celebrations of Labor Day. Speeches by prominent men and women are given to emphasis the economic and civic significant of the holiday.
In the 1880’s labor organizations began to lobby various state legislatures for recognition of Labor day as an official state holiday. The first state to declare it a state holiday in 1887 was Oregon, Colorado, New York, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. In 1894, Congress pass a law recognizing Labor Day as an official national holiday.
Labor Day has become recognized in the U.S. not only as a celebration of the working class, but also as the unofficial end of summer season. In the northern half of the U.S. the summer vacation season begins with Memorial Day and ends with Labor Day.
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