Tuesday, February 07, 2012

[IWS] BREAD and ROSES CENTENNIAL EXHIBIT ONLINE (1912 Strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts)

IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau



Lawrence History Center








In 1912, Lawrence, Massachusetts, a leading industrial center, erupted into a long, sometimes violent struggle between mill owners and workers. The ensuing strike was to become a landmark moment in the history of the United States. This online exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of that event. Click on the galleries above to explore what happened before, during, and after the Bread and Roses Strike of 1912 and the ways in which we remember the event. Once there, click on a picture to read more about it.


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The Bread & Roses Centennial Exhibit "Short Pay! All Out!" is now open! Make a plan to come to Lawrence and visit. Hours are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 11am-3pm on the 6th floor of the Everett Mill (15 Union St. Lawrence, MA) or by appointment with the Lawrence History Center (978-686-9230).



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