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Teach-in: Arm & Hammer Labor Emblem
Date Sunday July 19
Time 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Every July day has Laborfest events, some of which are missing from the red letter listings. This "al fresco" textbook for all of us will teach the importance of a general strike which we need to put an end to the profit motive that is the cause of the budget "crisis" and war. On Sunday, July 19 at 1 p.m., the Labor Studies Center of San Francisco State University hosts a free teach-in on the Arm & Hammer Labor Emblem.
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Organizer/AuthorLabor Creates All Wealth
Every July day has Laborfest events, some of which are missing from the red letter listings. This "al fresco" textbook for all of us will teach the importance of a general strike which we need to put an end to the profit motive that is the cause of the budget "crisis" and war. On Sunday, July 19 at 1 p.m., the Labor Studies Center of San Francisco State University hosts a free teach-in on the Arm & Hammer Labor Emblem.

July 19 (Sunday) 1:00 PM (Free) 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)

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 Wednesday Jul 15th, 2009 5:48 AM
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General strike can't overthrow capitalism.Aaron AaronsSaturday Jul 18th, 2009 7:39 PM
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