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Laborfest: Walk: Italian North Beach to WW2

Date:
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Laborfest
Location Details:
Meet in front of the Ferry Building - Embarcadero & Market St., San Francisco. Embarcadero BART/Muni Metro Station.

Walk - Cultural and Labor/Social Life Italian North Beach through WWII (1945)
With LisaRuth Elliott & Professor Mary Anne A. Trasciatti
Walk starts in front of the Ferry Building and the walk will end at North Point and Embarcadero. Walk will last 2 hours.
This walk will cover:
+ Labor in Produce District, North Beach, and along the Waterfront until early 1950s
+ Ecology of North Beach, Yerba Buena Cove, and Telegraph Hill
+ Radical movements including Italians and Italian-Americans in the late 1800s to early 1900s
LisaRuth Elliott is the co-director of Shaping San Francisco—a project on community history which administers the digital archive Foundsf.org. She recently produced the 2016 San Francisco History Days at the Old Mint. She leads walking tours of, has co-edited 4 books on, and has taught local history at UC Berkeley, Stanford, SFAI, and USF. She has lived in San Francisco for over 20 years, and worked, studied, and done disaster relief internationally. She helps manage the volunteer workdays at Alemany Farm, an urban farm on the south side of Bernal Hill. She is also a visual and textile artist, everyday bicyclist, breadmaker, and freelance writer.
Professor Mary Anne A. Trasciatti will co-lead the walk and contribute. She is the chair of the NYC Triangle Commemoration Committee and a expert in Italian Americans in the United States. She is also a contributor to the PBS series Italian Americans and is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric at Hofstra University.
shaping [at] foundsf.org shapingsf.org
http://rememberthetrianglefire.org
See also: http://www.laborfest.net/2016/2016schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 22, 2016 6:27AM
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