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Related Categories: San Francisco | Labor & Workers
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Laborfest: Reading: 150th Civil War Anniversary
Date Monday July 18
Time 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Green Arcade, 1680 Market St. at Gough, San Francisco. Van Ness Muni Metro, Civic Center BART.
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
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.
http://rulersandrebels.com/
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2011/2011schedule.htm#2
http://www.thegreenarcade.com/
Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 18th, 2011 5:50 AM
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