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Laborfest: Irish Labor History Walk in SF
Date Sunday July 01
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Marine Firemen’s Hall, 240 2nd St. San Francisco. Buses: 10, 12. All buses and trains on and under Market Street to Second Street or Montgomery St Muni/BART station, then walk 2 blocks South on Second Street.
Event Type Teach-In
Organizer/Author
With IBEW electrician Peter O’Driscoll and labor writer and UAW NWU member Larry Shoup.
This tour will focus on the history of San Francisco’s famed waterfront and the role of its Irish and Irish-American workers, leaders, and martyrs. It will also include the cases of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings who faced a labor frame-up in the Preparedness Day Bombing in San Francisco in July 1916 and the successful struggle for their release. The tour will also include the sculpture dedicated to the waterfront strikers of 1934 and other historic markers along the way. The tour will end inside Rincon Center discussing the historic murals dedicated to the labor movement in San Francisco.
See also
http://rulersandrebels.com/about/
http://www.dickmeister.com/id331.html
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmooneycase.htm
http://www.teachingamericanhistory.us/documents_2/summer_09/Rincon_annex_mural.pdf
http://www.laborfest.net/2012/2012schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jun 13th, 2012 6:34 AM

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