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Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium III

Saturday, August 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

10:00 – 10:50 – Registration and continental breakfast

10:50 – 11 – Opening Remarks


(All Program Links in RED go to a Facebook Event Page)

11 -11:50 – Joseph Tropea – “The Widows of the 1907 Monongah Mining Disaster”

12 – 12 :50 – Dr. Anne Marie Lofaso – “The Once and Future Female Worker: Legal Rights Then and Now”

1 – 2:20 – Lunch; A Birthday Party for Walter Reuther; optional walking tour of the Reuther and Pollack Monuments with Dr. David Javersak

2:30 – 3:20 – Mary Cronk Farrell, “Where Does Courage Come From? Exploring One Woman’s Courage in the Struggle for American Labor Union Rights” (Fannie Sellins)

3:30 – 4:20 – Dr. Jessica Wilkerson (author of To Live Here You Have to Fight) – “Nothing Worse than Being Poor and a Woman: Feminism and Caring Labor in the Mountain South”

PLUS an appearance by Pittsburgh-based artist Jennifer Rempel, who will be showing her remarkable painting of labor leader Fannie Sellins.

 

 


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Get tickets Online: $30.00 (includes lunch)

Email to RSVP: lunchwithbooks@yahoo.com. Call to RSVP: 304-905-1690

Details

Date:
Saturday, August 31
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Organizer

WALS Foundation
Website:
http://walswheeling.com/

Venue

The First State Capitol
1413 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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