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Laborfest: WPA Bus Tour

Date:
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Time:
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Location Details:
Meet in front of Bill Graham Auditorium, 99 Grove, SF Civic Center. Civic Center BART/Muni Metro Station.

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 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 in front of Bill Graham Auditorium, between City Hall and the Main Library.
Reservation required:
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 contact you in case of any changes.)
Make reservation, then send check ($25/person) to: LaborFest, P.O. Box 40983, SF, CA 94140
Please bring your own lunch. For those who can’t bring one, we will have sandwiches and drinks on the bus for a small cost. Bus will return to Civic Center.
See also:
http://graybrechin.net/
http://livingnewdeal.org/about/project-team/
http://www.laborfest.net/2015/2015schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 17, 2015 9:35PM
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