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July 2017

125th Anniversary of the Homestead Strike

When: Friday, July 14 2017 @ 07:00 PM - - 09:00PM
Where: San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 South 7th Street
San Jose, CA 95112
Description: LaborFest & Reel Work Celebrate:
Woody Guthrie's Birthday
and the 125th Anniversary of the Homestead Strike

“This Land Is Our Land" Sing-A-Long with Jimmy Kelly

Documentary:THE RIVER RAN RED: the Homestead Riot

Woody Guthrie’s songs of social justice and worker rights have been the bedrock of American Protest Music. The Homestead Strike was a pivotal point in US labor history. Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in the world, cuts union workers salaries 25% then goes golfing in Scotland. His henchman Henry Clay Frick hires 300 armed Pinkerton strike breakers who were captured by a militant uprising. It was ended by when martial law is declared by US Army troops.

For more info: 408-597-7649

Sponsored the LaborFest, Reel Work, and the San Jose Peace and Justice Center

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