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|Laborfest: WPA Bus Tour|
|Date||Saturday July 12|
|Time||10:00 AM - 3:00 PM|
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|Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium - 99 Grove, San Francisco Civic Center. Civic Center BART/Muni Metro station. Van Ness Muni Metro Station. Any bus or train that goes on or under Market or Mission to 9th Street. Also buses: 5, 19, 21, 47, 49|
WPA Bus Tour
With Gray Brechin & Harvey Smith
Join Gray Brechin and Harvey Smith as they travel through history on a bus tour of sites built by the New Deal’s “alphabet soup” agencies. You will learn about the major contribution government-paid workers made during the depression era’s New Deal programs. Gray and Harvey will discuss the art, architecture and social programs that effectively dealt with the period’s economic meltdown in contrast with today’s response. Please be aware that the tour will take about 5 hours depending on the traffic and the discussions.
Meet at front of Bill Graham Auditorium, between City Hall and the Main Library.
Send e-mail: laborfest [at] laborfest.net or call: (415) 642-8066, and leave your name, number of reservations and phone number (this is to let you know that we have space for your reservation, and also we can get back to you in case of any changes. )
Make reservation, then send $20 check to: LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, SF, CA 94140
Please bring your own lunch. For those who can’t bring one, we will have some sandwiches and drink on the bus for a small cost. Bus will return to Civic Center.
Tour lasts about 5 hours.