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Laborfest: Chinatown Walk
Date Monday July 08
Time 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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
Event Type Teach-In
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.
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Added to the calendar on Saturday Jun 15th, 2013 4:41 PM