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Laborfest: Irish Labor History Walk

Date:
Sunday, July 09, 2017
Time:
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Event Type:
Other
Organizer/Author:
Laborfest
Location Details:
Meet at 240 2nd St. - Front of the Marine Firemen’s Hall near Howard. Montgomery St BART.

Irish Labor History Walk
With IBEW electrician Peter O’Driscoll
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 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://www.laborfest.net/2017/2017schedule.htm
Frame-up: The Tom Mooney-Warren Billings Case by Curt Gentry
http://www.dickmeister.com/id331.html, Mooney and Billings: Framed
Added to the calendar on Wed, Jun 14, 2017 12:35AM
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