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Laborfest: Chinatown Walk

Date:
Monday, July 08, 2013
Time:
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Meet at Portsmouth Square -Washington Street side near the elevator at Kearny, adjacent corner of Walter P. Lum Pl. & Washington St. San Francisco. Buses: 1, 8X, 30, 45

With SF City Guides - by Mae Schoening)
Learn about Chinese Labor History in California, discrimination by both governments and unions, sweat shops, housing issues, but throughout, a determination to persist. Walk through the unique hidden alleyways to hear the history of America’s oldest and largest Chinese community. Learn how immigrant labor struggled for fair treatment while mining gold, building railroads, and working in the garment and building trades.
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2013/2013schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Sat, Jun 15, 2013 4:41PM
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