Film Screening: Cartoonists–Footsoldiers of Democracy

CartoonistsLaborArts and the New York Labor History Association are pleased to cosponsor a showing of the 2014 documentary Cartoonists–Footsoldiers of Democracy (Les Caricaturistes: Fantassins de la Démocratie).

There will be a pre-screening discussion with Jeff Danziger, one of the cartoonists featured in the documentary.

The screening will take place at the Brooklyn College Graduate Center for Worker Education (25 Broadway, 7th Floor; ID required for building entry), on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 6:00-8:30 p.m.

The event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.  RSVP to or 212-966-4014 X1703.

Your Help Wanted for a Bibliography on New York Labor History

   The New York Labor History Association is compiling a bibliography of works in any medium on New York Labor History that can be posted on our website.To do so we are appealing to our members to suggest titles that you would recommend. Please include a complete title, author(s)’ name, publisher, date of publication, and any comment you would like to make in recommending the title(s). For film or video, please identify the title, the producer, date of release, and distributor (if available).
  Please send your suggestions to Steve Leberstein at <>.


Curating Black America, February 21, 2015


On February 21, 2015, the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University-Newark presents Curating Black America, in memory of Dr. Clement Alexander Price. An exciting conference for anyone interested in public history, it will feature a Dr. Lonnie Bunch, inaugural director of the Smithsonian’s soon-to-be-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information, go here.