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Laborfest: Kate Kennedy, Labor Organizer
Date Friday July 09
Time 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Red Hill Bookstore, 401 Cortland Ave., San Francisco
Buses 14, 24, 49. Go to 24th St BART/Muni station. Walk south to Cortland or take 14 or 49 to 30th and Mission to transfer to 24 or walk up Cortland. Area is called Bernal Heights.
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
Labor Untethered: The Mirthful Mind of Kate Kennedy
Labor and San Francisco historian David Giesen presents Kate Kennedy in words and pictures.
Equal pay for women? 1873 with Kate Kennedy. First California female member of a union? Kate Kennedy. First woman to run for California state office? Yep, Kate Kennedy. Are you sitting up now, wondering why you don’t know much at all about the woman whose precedent-setting 1890 California Supreme Court case secured civil service tenure law in the Golden State? Find out more—and even bigger—news about this truly remarkable educator whose namesake early childhood center sits at 30th and Noe. For more information visit:
See also:
http://www.henrygeorgehistoricalsociety.org
http://foundsf.org/index.php?title=KATE_KENNEDY
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/2010schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 19th, 2010 9:25 AM

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