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Laborfest: Boat Tour-Building Bridges & Labor Maritime History
Date Sunday July 20
Time 4:45 PM - 7:45 PM
Location Details
Terminal E South side of the Ferry building, San Francisco (End of Market Street at Embarcadero)
Event Type Teach-In
Join us for this evening cruise on labor history and as well as a close look at the massive construction project of the eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The skills of the iron workers, operators, carpenters, laborers, electricians and maritime workers who are building this brdige are creating a vital link and beautiful artifact of the Bay Area. Joseph Blum, who is documenting the construction of this project, will provide the details. Dinner will be provided,however, if you are on a special diet, please bring your own food.
Join labor process photographer Joseph Blum, labor historians Gray Brechin, Tim Dresher, Harvey Schwartz, Iron Worker Local 377 member Michael Daly and others.
We thank the Blue & Gold Fleet to providing the boat, and the members of MMP and ILWU-IBU for volunteering their labor.
4:45 PM Boarding, 5:00 PM Departure
Tour last 3 hours
To make your reservation:
Call (415) 642-8066 or send e-mail to laborfest [at]
and give the following information.
1) Your name (please spell it out if you use phone)
2) Number of your reservation
3) Your phone number
You should send a check for $35 to:
LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140
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Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 28th, 2008 3:34 PM

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