November 08, 2018

Register now for "People's History: America's Untold Stories" taking place on February 27, 2019 at the American Labor Museum

Haledon, New Jersey - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites educators and the general public to attend a workshop entitled People's History:  America's Untold Stories to be held on Wednesday, February 27th, 2019.  Educators who attend will receive a Professional Development Certificate.

The People's History:  America's Untold Stories workshop will be held at the Museum from 9:30AM-2:30PM, with a luncheon served at midday.  Workshop plans include the presentation entitled "Women Workers and Ladies Garments" about the immigrant women of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) by Keith Danish, Esq., educator, lecturer and labor historian and a presentation entitled "Women in Jazz" by Dr. Louis A. Iozzi, scholar, educator, musician and author.

A registration fee of $25. for Museum members provides for admittance for the full day program which additionally includes lunch, teachers' presentation and teaching materials for grades 4 - 12.  The registration fee for non-members is $30.  In addition, tours of the Museum will be offered and the exhibit Working Class New York by Dakota Santiago will be on view.  

The American Labor Museum is headquartered in the Botto House National Landmark, located at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, Museum Store, Old World Gardens, educational programs and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  

For an agenda, further information and a registration form, please contact the Museum at (973) 595-7953, email labormuseum@gmail.com,  or visit the Museum's website www.labormuseum.net.