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WPA Structures Bus Tour
Date Sunday July 25
Time 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Board bus at the bottom corner of Aquatic Park (Hyde and Jefferson streets), San Francisco
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorLaborFest 2004
WPA Structures Bus Tour:
The New Deal and the Structures They Built
July 25 (Sunday) 10:00 a.m. $15

With WPA historian Harvey Smith and others as your guides, learn about the major contribution that construction workers made during the Depression era in the building of San Francisco. Their monuments stand as important landmarks for all working people.

The tour will follow this route. Assemble at the bottom corner of Aquatic Park (Hyde and Jefferson streets), San Francisco, at 9:30 a.m. Depart for Rincon Annex at 10:00 a.m. View lobby and murals. View Treasure Island across the bay. Depart for Sunshine School (Bryant and 25th) at 10:30 a.m. via the old Federal Building. View interior of Sunshine School. Depart for Golden Gate Park at 11:15 a.m. via the U.S. Mint. View public and police stables. Depart for Beach Chalet at 12:30 p.m. View mural, mosaics, and wood carvings. Have lunch. (Sandwiches and drinks will be available on the bus.) Return to Aquatic Park at 2:00 p.m.

Reservations: (415) 642-8066 or <laborfest@laborfest.net>. Send checks to LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, San Francisco CA 94140. Reservations and prepayment are required.

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LaborFest 2004 is a month of film, music, poetry, theater, talks, tours, and other events celebrating labor, our history and future. Held every July since 1994, LaborFest commemorates San Francisco's 1934 General Strike. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.laborfest.net
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Added to the calendar on Thursday Jul 15th, 2004 10:45 PM
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