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Laborfest: WPA Bus Tour
Date Saturday July 17
Time 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium , 99 Grove St., San Francisco, Civic Center BART/Muni Metro
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
WPA Bus Tour
With Gray Brechin & Harvey Smith
Join Gray Brechin and Harvey Smith as they travel through history on a bus tour of historic sites built by unionized labor. You will learn about the major contribution workers made during the depression era of the New Deal program. They will discuss 75 years of the WPA. Please be aware that the tour will take about 5 hours depending on the traffic and the discussions.

Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium, between the City Hall and the Main Library.
Reservation required: Cost $15: Call (415) 642-8066 or by e-mail: laborfest [at] laborfest.net and leave your name, # of reservations and phone number to get back to you in case of any changes. Make reservation, then send check for $15 to:LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, SF, CA 94140
Sandwiches and drinks will be available on the bus with small fee. Bus will return to Civic Center. Tour lasts about 5 hours.
See also:
http://graybrechin.net/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_Progress_Administration
http://www.laborfest.net/2010/2010schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jun 22nd, 2010 6:17 AM

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