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|Laborfest: Reading: 150th Civil War Anniversary|
|Date||Monday July 18|
|Time||7:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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Green Arcade, 1680 Market St. at Gough, San Francisco. Van Ness Muni Metro, Civic Center BART.
California & The 150th Anniversary US Civil War, Slave Labor, Wage Labor and Free Labor
Book Presentation by Larry Shoup, author of Rulers and Rebels.
A People’s History of California, 1769 – 1901. Shoup in this classic history of early California labor looks at the trade unions, segregationists and the role of slavery in early California history. It includes the struggle to free an enslaved African American, Archie Lee, who escaped twice from his “owner” in San Francisco.