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Laborfest: Irish Labor History Walk

Date:
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Marine Firemen’s Hall - 240 2nd St. San Francisco. Montgomery St BART.

Irish Labor History Walk
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 view the sculpture dedicated to the waterfront strikers of 1934 at Steuart and Mission, 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.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAmooney.htm
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAbillingsW.htm
http://www.artandarchitecture-sf.com/tag/howard-sperry
http://www.sullivangoss.com/Anton_Refregier/
http://www.sfmuralarts.com/artist/anton-refregier/238.html
http://www.laborfest.net/2013/2013schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 19, 2013 6:52AM
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