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    Industry's Revolution: The Labor Movement in Boston and Beyond

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    September 9, 2010


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    Industry's Revolution: The Labor Movement in Boston and Beyond

    Industry arrived in the early years of our young republic, and with it came a vigorous labor movement that paralleled the path of our nation’s social and cultural history. The American labor movement has endured picket lines, police batons and strikes, and has celebrated the successful creation of fair workers’ rights and safer working conditions. Come join Phillip Dray, award-winning author of There is Power in a Union, to...

    Industry arrived in the early years of our young republic, and with it came a vigorous labor movement that paralleled the path of our nation’s social and cultural history. The American labor movement has endured picket lines, police batons and strikes, and has celebrated the successful creation of fair workers’ rights and safer working conditions. Come join Phillip Dray, award-winning author of There is Power in a Union, to examine how the labor movement over time has invoked our nation’s revolutionary ideals—freedom, individualism and liberty—in its exploration of labor, capital, class politics and corporate might. Book sales and signing to follow.


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $6 Adults, $5 Students or Seniors, $2 Children (ages 6-18), Under 6 free Includes Museum Admission


    General Day and Time Info:

    12:15 PM


    phone: 617-482-6439


    Accessibility Information:

    Sign language interpretation available upon request with advance notice. Please contact the Paul Revere House at 617-523-2338.



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