November 21, 2018

"Tensions of the Pro-Labor & Anti-Union Sentiment in the Progressive Era" presentation by Jonathan Lurie at the American Labor Museum/ Botto House National Landmark

Haledon, New Jersey - On Saturday, October 19th, 2019 at 2:00 PM and in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to "Tensions of the Pro-Labor & Anti-Union Sentiment in the Progressive Era," a presentation with discussion by Jonathan Lurie, Ph.D., Rutgers University.  Light refreshments will be served.

Jonathan Lurie's latest book is "William Howard Taft:  The Travails of a Progressive Conservative." (2012)  His book on the Chief Justiceship of Taft (1921-1930) will be published in the Spring of 2019.

Tours of the Museum will also be available, the exhibit United We Bargain, Divided We Beg by artist Zach Horn will be on view and, the Museum Store will also be open for browsing and shopping.  

The Botto House National Landmark, home of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood St., 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 further information, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.