• Justice, by composer Roger Reynolds, premieres at the Library of Congress

    Article. Written by Robin Rausch, a specialist in the Music Division, while on detail to the Public Affairs Office as part of the Library of Congress' Leadership Development Program. Originally published in the LC Information Bulletin, January 2002.

    • Date: 2001
  • Songs of Unionization, Labor Strikes, and Child Labor

    This article is about songs of unionization, labor strikes, and child labor. Songs of children who had to work instead of going to school tell a particularly poignant story about migrant labor. A song beginning "Yo cuando era niño -- mi padre querido," sung by Jose Suarez, was composed by the singer about his childhood picking cotton with his father in Texas. "The Cotton ...

    • Date: 1894