Hanna Celebrates the Eight Hour Day
Notes by Bob Leathers
The celebration of the "Eight Hour Day"was looked forward to by all the residents of Hanna. It normally consisted of candy, fruit and a movie at Love's Theatre for the children and a dance that evening for the adults.
Eight Hour Day
The eight hour day was celebrated on April 2, 1928. An address was given in the Finn Hall by Harry Fox, President of the State Federation of Labor, and there was a free picture picture show, candy and oranges for the children.
Mr. Frank Hayes, of the Nation Federation of Labor, gave a talk in the theatre on April 3rd, which was followed by a free dance. Union Pacific Coal Company Employe's Magazine, May 1928)
Hanna Eight Hour Day Celebration
The Eight Hour Day was celebrated by a parade of school children from the Finn Hall to the theatre, where they were treated to a show and candy. (UPCCEM, May 1942)