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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
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Laborfest: Labor Boat Tour of the Bay
Date Sunday July 19
Time 5:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Location Details
Pier 41, West of Pier 39 near outside booth at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco (F train, buses 10, 30, 47)
Event Type Party/Street Party
Organizer/Author
Building Bridges and Labor Maritime History Boat Tour
5:45 PM Boarding, 6:00 PM Departure
Boat leaves promptly at 6:00 PM. Tour lasts 3 hours.
A complimentary meal will be provided, however, if you are on a special diet please bring your own food.
Join us for this evening cruise on labor history and a close up look at the massive construction project of the eastern span of the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The skills of the ironworkers, operators, carpenters, laborers, electricians and maritime workers who are building this monument are creating a vital link and beautiful artifact of the Bay Area. Joseph Blum who is documenting the construction of this project will let us know what is being done and how they do it. Labor writers Gray Brechin, Tim Drescher, Iron workers Dick Zampa, Mike Daly and others. Music with Richard Taliafarro, Lee Anne Kruk, Carol Denney and Jack Chernos.
To make your reservation:
By E-mail: laborfest [at] laborfest.net or call: (415) 642-8066, and leave your name, phone number and number of people in your party. You should send a check ($35) to LaborFest, P.O.Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140.
We don’t send you tickets, but we will either reply to your e-mail or call you back to let you know that we received your reservation, and as soon as we receive your check, your reservation will be confirmed.
You will get your ticket at the pier before you get on the boat.
We expect the tickets will be sold out quickly, so please make your reservation early.
We thank the Blue & Gold Fleet for providing the boat, and the members of MMP and ILWU-IBU for volunteering their labor.
See also:
http://www.ccsf.edu/Library/exhibits/blum.html
http://www.ironworking.com/pic_jblum.html
http://graybrechin.net/
http://www.artstor.org/what-is-artstor/w-html/col-murals-drescher.shtml
http://www.popmatters.com/pm/review/94014-agitate-educate-organize-by-lincoln-cushing-timothy-w.-drescher/
http://www.librarything.com/work/3860402
http://www.caroldenney.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Chernos
http://www.laborfest.net/2009schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 20th, 2009 7:05 PM
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