Labor Landmarks
"F"

Name Street Address City State Historical Notes
Fire Fighter Memorial #2.-8.1 & Post Point Blackwater Creek Trail, Blackwater or Absorka Lodge Park County, Yellowstone National Park WY 2.8.1 lists the men who fought the Blackwater fire on August 21, 1937. They died just to the right of the marker.
Post Point commemorates the 37 men who took refuge from the fire. Eight died.
Firefighters of Michigan Monument Exit 239 on I-75; grounds next to the Department of Natural Resources. Roscommon MI Signs on I-75 mark the way to the inscribed stone, dedicated to the firefighters' unselfish heroism displayed every day while protecting the lives and homes of Michigan citizens.
Fisherman's Memorial
Gloucester MA Dedicated to fishermen who have lost their lives at sea.
Fisherman's Memorial State Park 1011 Point Judith Road Narragansett RI The local Fisherman's Association requested that the name of the park be changed from Fort Greene to Fisherman Memorial State Park in honor of all fishermen in the Narragansett area--the tuna capital of the world.
Flag Pole Memorial to Wartime Workers Bloomington's White Oak Park Bloomington IL First erected as a wartime unity symbol by Chicago & Alten Railroad shop workers. Re-dedicated on April 28, 1993 as a memorial to wartime workers and veterans.
Flint Sitdown Strike Historical Marker
Flint MI The Michigan Labor History Society erected this marker to commemorate the General Motors sitdown strike of 1936-1937 which forced GM to recognize the workers' union and their needs. It led to GM's first contract with the United Auto Workers.
Ford Hunger March Ford Rouge Plant, Miller Road Dearborn MI 3,000 unemployed auto workers braved the cold on March 7, 1932 to demand jobs and relief from Henry Ford. The marchers got too close to the gate and were gassed. After re-grouping, they were sprayed with water and shot at. 4 men died immediately.
Fourth Avenue Business District Fourth Avenue from 15th to 18th Streets Birmingham AL Developed as the city's black business district in the early 1900's because black businesses were forced out of other places by Jim Crow segregation and white owned stores that didn't welcome black customers.
Furuseth, Andrew, Memorial outside entrance to the Sailors Union of the Pacific Hall. San Francisco CA Union leader, Andrew Furuseth, was one of the founders of the SUP and the president of the International Seamen's Union of America. He was known as the "Abe Lincoln of the Seas." He was an immigrant from Romedal, Norway and has a monument there as well.
Furuseth, Andrew, Memorial Bust National Portrait Gallery Washington DC Union leader, Andrew Furuseth, was one of the founders of the SUP and the president of the International Seamen's Union of America. He was known as the "Abe Lincoln of the Seas." He was an immigrant from Romedal, Norway and has a monument there as well.


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