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Happy Labor Day Weekend! Stay Safe! Pictures, Photos, and Images for Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, and Twitter

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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On the morning of July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of
the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century,
was officially reported missing after he failed to return home
the previous night. Though he is popularly believed to have
been the victim of a Mafia hit, conclusive evidence was never
found and Hoffa’s fate remains a mystery to this day.

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The American Weekly
was a
Sunday newspaper supplement
published by the
Hearst Corporation from November 1, 1896,
until 1966. The name was changed to Pictorial Living in 1963
before it was finally cancelled in 1966. Due to the low quality
of the paper on which it was printed, many issues have been
lost despite the large circulation. As a result, it has become
a collectors item.

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REPORTED MISSING ON THIS DAY IN 1975

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On the morning of July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most
influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, was officially
reported missing after he failed to return home the previous night. 

Though he is popularly believed to have been the victim of a Mafia hit,
conclusive evidence was never found and Hoffa’s fate remains a mystery.

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