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MAY DAY 2013, Illinois Labor History Society, May 1, 2:30, Haymarket Square

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  • Peg Strobel
    Friends, Celebrate May 1 with the Illinois Labor History Society, Illinois Federation of Labor, and Chicago Jobs With Justice-- Peg From: Illinois Labor
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 25, 2013
      Celebrate May 1 with the Illinois Labor History Society, Illinois Federation of Labor, and Chicago Jobs With Justice--


      From: Illinois Labor History Society <ilhs@...>
      Date: April 18, 2013, 1:50:07 PM CDT
      To: Larry Spivack <LSPIVACK@...>
      Subject: Test Message - MAY DAY 2013

                       Carry on the Tradition... Carry on the Fight
      The Illinois Labor History Society invites you to

      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.


      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.

      Illinois Labor History Society, 123 W. Madison, Suite 905, Chicago, IL 60602
      (312) 663-4107  Email: ilhs@...    www.illinoislaborhistory.org


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