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Bread and Roses Centennial Celebration

For those who may be interested on Saturday April 28th the Lawrence History Center will be hosting the Bread and Roses Centennial Symposium.  This will be a historical look back at the Bread and Roses Strike and what lead up to the strike.  Then after you can hear about what labor unions are working on now.  AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will speak.  If you have never had the opportunity to hear Pres Trumka speak it is worth the drive to Lawrence.  
 You can also take a guided tour from the Lawrence Historical Center highlighting some of the key strike spots at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm



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  1. JKS says:

    Please share this information widely! If you are having trouble viewing this email, please visit http://www.lawrencehistory.org/node/19750

    The exhibit, “The History of Maine Labor Mural,” by Judy Taylor will be mounted from April 22, 2012 through May 6, 2012 within the LHC bilingual exhibit, “Short pay! All out!” on the 6th floor of the Everett Mill, 15 Union Street, Lawrence.

    “The History of Maine Labor Mural” brings to Lawrence a set of images that now stands at the forefront of the discussion of 20th and 21st century public art and visual culture. In March 2011, the mural was removed from the lobby of the Maine Department of Labor at the order of Governor Paul LePage. The artist and the curator Nancy Nesvet produced life-size reproductions of the eleven panels of the mural for this traveling exhibit. The themes depicted in the mural and the exhibit texts are closely related to the 1912 textile strike in Lawrence as well as later labor struggles.

    Please join us for an opening reception on:

    Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.

    Everett Mill, 15 Union Street, 6th Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840

    Light refreshments will be served

    RSVP to the Lawrence History Center – 978-686-9230 / amita@lawrencehistory.org

    Exhibit Hours: Tuesdays to Sundays, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    For further information, contact Jurg Siegenthaler at 301-233-9653 or jsieg@american.edu.

    The exhibit is sponsored by the Rosman Family Fund/ECCF; the Art, Labor, Education Institute; the Lawrence History Center; and the Bread & Roses Centennial Committee.

    Lawrence History Center

    6 Essex St.
    Lawrence, MA 01840

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  2. JKS Thank you so much for adding that to this post.

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