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Four Voices for Labor: Making St. Paul Work for Working People

October 18, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

co-sponsored by the Farmer Labor Education Committee

 

A panel of local historians will discuss four significant Saint Paul labor leaders:

  • William Mahoney, founder of the Farmer Labor Party, editor of the UNION  ADVOCATE, and mayor of Saint Paul in the early 1930s
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    William Mahoney, St. Paul Mayor

  • Frank Boyd, organizer of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, leader of  St. Paul’s African American community, and civil rights pioneer
  • Florence Rood, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, first woman  to serve as president of a union which had male and female members, and appointee to the Minnesota Board of Education
  • Joe Karth, president of the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers’ Union at 3M,  and US Congressman representing Saint Paul, 1950-1958

 

light food and refreshments provided

Details

Date:
October 18, 2014
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

East Side Freedom Library
Phone:
651-774-8687
Email:
info@eastsidefreedomlibrary.org

Venue

East Side Freedom Library
1105 Greenbrier Street
St. Paul, MN 55106
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