On June 8, Jim Wolfinger of DePaul University will discuss his new book, Running the Rails: Capital and Labor in the Philadelphia Transit Industry, Joshua Freeman, of Queens College and the CUNY Graduate Center, will introduce the event and provide commentary. The event will be held from 6-8 PM in the Avery Room, located within the Avery Fisher Center of the NYU Bobst Library, 2nd floor, 70 Washington Square South, Manhattan.
The event is free and open to the public, and is cosponsored by Tamiment/Wagner and The New York Labor History Association. Hope to see you there!
Once again, New York Labor History Association is proud to present our calendar for this year’s labor history month! Download a high resolution PDF of the 2016 calendar here.
Members should also be receiving copies in the mail. (Not a member? Join here!)
The James Wolfinger book event on June 8 has been relocated because of emergency construction at the Tamiment Library. The new site is the Avery Room, Avery Fisher Center, located on the 2nd floor of the Bobst Library, New York University, 70 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. The date and time remain the same: June 8, 6-8 PM. If you need further information, please contact Irwin Yellowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following on the heels the NYLHA’s conference “Can’t Turn Back: Unfinished Tasks of the Civil Rights Movement”, the NYLHA is co-sponsoring a special night of film and discussion featuring filmmakers and other special guests as part of this year’s Workers Unite Film Festival. The event is taking place from 5 PM – 8 PM on May 7th, at Cinema Village (22 E. 12th Street, NYC). Full details are in the flyer below:
Tickets are $10 at the door or $8 in advance. Advance tickets can be purchased at the Workers Unite Film Festival website.