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Laborfest: The Arm & Hammer Emblem & Labor Icons
Date Sunday July 19
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Labor Archives and Research Center of San Francisco State University, 480 Winston Dr. San Francisco (M train to Stonestown Shopping Center, Buses 17, 18, 28, 29, 88)
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
Emblem of an Emblem: The Arm & Hammer
Presentation by Kim Munson. How did the arm and hammer end up on all those baking soda boxes? Art Historian Kim Munson shares her investigation of the origins of the arm & hammer from Greco-Roman myth and its role as an early union labor icon to its current usage as the Socialist Labor Party emblem and baking soda trademark. Free event.
Hosted by the Labor Archives and Research Center
Contact: larc [at] sfsu.edu Phone: 415-564-4010
See also:
http://www.library.sfsu.edu/about/depts/larc.php
http://kmunson-mac.blogspot.com/
http://www.laborfest.net/2009schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 20th, 2009 9:07 AM
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