posts categorized asLabor History

Documentary: “With a Stroke of the Chaveta”

by on March 6, 2013

Pam Sporn’s documentary film With a Stroke of Chaveta tells the unique story of cigars and literature in Cuba and Cuban emigre communities in the United States. From the mid-1800s to the early 1900s lectores, or readers, were an integral part of the world of cigarmakers- a blend of educator, newscaster, entertainer, and labor organizer.

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More Than A Labor of Love: The Work of Home Care

by on February 16, 2013

February 22 at 6:30pm in San Francisco, California. Presented by Eileen Boris with organizing updates by Sylvia Lopez and Dalia Rubiano (Mujeres Unidas y Activas) and music by Lichi Fuentes, help celebrate the Labor Archives and Research Center’s 27th year!

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