WGBH presents LHC Boardmember on Strike of 1912

The 1912 strike of textile workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts, was remarkable for the spirited solidarity among immigrant workers and women. But the massive demonstration escalated quickly and led to a congressional investigation. Jim Beauchesne, Chairman of the Bread and Roses Heritage Committee, examines the importance of this watershed event in American labor history. Click on the following link at WGBH to hear and see Jim's presentation, which was on 15 November 2007 at the Old South Meeting House in Boston:


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Founded in 1978 as the Immigrant City Archives, the mission of the Lawrence History Center is to collect, preserve, share, and animate the history and heritage of Lawrence and its people.