Carry on the Tradition... Carry on the Fight
The Illinois Labor History Society invites you to
CELEBRATE MAY DAY
The International Workers' Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 2:30 PM
Haymarket Square, Randolph & Des Plaines, Chicago
Sponsored by the Illinois Labor History Society, Chicago Federation of Labor
and Chicago Jobs With Justice.
Each year, the ILHS places a plaque on the Haymarket Memorial from an international trade union. This year, a plaque will be presented by representatives of the New Zealand Federation of Trade Unions.
Following our ceremony, we will join the mass march for Immigration Justice as it makes its way to Federal Plaza.
IMMIGRANT RIGHTS ARE WORKERS' RIGHTS!
SPRING 2013 LABOR HISTORY ACTIVITIES
Mother Jones Exhibit
at the Irish American Heristage Society Open House
Sunday, April 28, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
4626 North Knox Ave., Chicago 60630
The ILHS has provided photos and memorabilia of Mother Jones to the Society for a special display on the "most dangerous woman in America," who was born in Cork, Ireland. The Open House will provide a rich program of Irish heritage and culture. For more information, visit the Irish American Heritage Society website.
'ILHS Display at National Train Day
Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Chicago's Union Station
The ILHS has teamed up with the Pullman State Historic Site to present a display on the history of Pullman, Illinois at National Train Day to tell the story of this model company town where workers' historic battles helped shaped the modern labor movement. Sponsored by Amtrak in cities across the country, Chicagoans have flfocked to Union Station Train Day by the thousands. At lest is last year's ILHS display, which focused on the Pullmlan Porters.
Special Labor History Happenings on May 10
Uri-Eichen Gallery, 2101 S. Halsted, Chicago
Part of a five-month focus on "Eight Hours for Work, Eight Hours for Rest, Eight Hours for What We Will: A History of Work," on May 10 the Uri-Eichen Gallery will feature the Story of Haymarket, music by Bucky Halker, a display of pieces from the ILHS colllection, and a silent auction to raise funds for organizing the ILHS archives. A special Labor History Tour of Pilson with Chicago historian Paul Durica will step off from the Galllery at 7:30 PM on May 10. For details visit the Uri-Eichen website.