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Walks in San Francisco

July 9 (Sunday) 10:30 AM  Free
SF General Strike Walk
With ILWU Local 10 longshoreman Jack Heyman
This walk and history talk will look at the causes of the 34’ general strike and why it was successful. How was the strike organized and why are the issues in that strike still relevant to working people today. Also you will learn about the key historical sites in this important US labor struggle.
There will also be a reception after the walk at ILWU Local 10 at 400 North Point St. sponsored by SF BALMA (Bay Area Longshoremen’s Memorial Association)

Harry Bridges Plaza - Front of Ferry Building
Embarcadero, San Francisco

July 15(Saturday) 10:00 AM Free
Earthquake and Labor walk
With building trades workers
Join SF building trades workers as they talk about the quake and the work they do today to build San Francisco and keep its history. What is life like for a unionized building trades worker today in San Francisco and what does “craft” mean and what does the apprentice program do to train young workers?
Meet at Harry Bridges Plaza - Front of Ferry Building
Embarcadero, San Francisco

July 22 (Saturday) 10:00 AM Free
Labor Power, Politics and the Rebuilding of San Francisco:A walk in downtown San Francisco
By Historian David Giesen
Join this quick paced walking tour of labor and political history sites of San Francisco. Giesen will tie the buildings to the history and how politics played an important role in the rebuilding of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake. Learn about the Progressive period and how this figured into politics and labor in the early 20th century.
Meet at Dewey Monument in the center of Union Square. More info: (415) 948-4265

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