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Join us for a Labor History Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon in Hornbake Library

Join a community interested in promoting labor history by editing the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Part celebration and part workshop, Edit-a-Thons are organized around a single topic as a means to build awareness and community. 38 more words

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Building Intellectual Community at SHEAR

Students of the early American republic: I urge you to apply to SHEAR 2016’s Graduate Research Seminars!

The program, which debuted last year, brings together grad students and senior faculty clustered around four “hot” themes in the field for an hour and a half or so of small-group discussion. 431 more words


Know Your City - May Day Inspired People's History of Portland Tour

Know Your City invites you to its May Day inspired People’s History of Portland walking tour. A People’s History of Portland highlights the roots of Portland’s downtown immigrant and working class communities, and celebrates the ongoing decades of social justice leaders and grassroots movements. 186 more words

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New film on Greeks at Ludlow

The new film Ludlow–Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War documents the role of Greek-American workers during the Ludlow, CO, strike and subsequent Ludlow Massacre. 52 more words

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BC Labour Heritage Centre launches online map

The British Columbia Labour Heritage Centre has developed a new online map of places associated with the history of working people in BC that includes information from 143 locations so far. 122 more words

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Everett Massacre Commemorative Boat Tour Planned for November 12, 2016


Join in Solidarity to Commemorate the Everett Massacre 100th Anniversary
Sail from Seattle to Everett on the Virginia V… 71 more words

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Failed Passes With Flying Colors

If you’ve never heard of the Paterson Silk Strike (1913), you’re not alone. The strikers died mostly forgotten, overshadowed by other actions from the eight-hour workday movement… 548 more words