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LARC Annual Celebration 2012

The Labor Archives and Research Center celebrated its 26th anniversary with a program focusing on the work of noted historian Allan Bérubé. Bérubé wrote the groundbreaking book “Coming Out Under Fire: Gays in the Military During World War II” and did extensive research on gay labor history before he passed away. Stanford professor Estelle Freedman, editor of My Desire for History: Essays on Gay, Community, and Labor History by Allan Bérubé, will discuss Bérubé’s work and present a segment of his slide show highlighting one of the most radical and gay friendly unions of the 1930s-1950s.

“No Race-Baiting, Red-Baiting or Queer-Baiting!”
Allan Bérubé’s History of the Marine Cooks and Steward Union

When: Friday, February 24, 2012 ~ Light refreshments at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 7:00 p.m.

Where: ILWU, Local 34 hall, 4 Berry Street, San Francisco (at 2nd and King Streets on the Embarcadero next to Giant’s Stadium). Don’t use Mapquest or Google Maps – they show the wrong location!

Free and Open to the Public

See flyer for map and directions

 

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LARC Annual Celebration

February 26, 2010

Featured Guest Speaker:
Francine Moccio, discussing her latest work,
"Live Wire: Women and Brotherhood in the Electrical Industry"

Dance Performance:
"The Ballad of Polly Ann"
by Flyaway Productions

Art Installation:
"Work in Progress"
by tradeswoman and artist Vicky Hamlin

 

 

 

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