posts categorized asLabor History

Bob Zieger, 1938-2013

by on March 7, 2013

LAWCHA mourns the loss of one of its founding members, Bob Zieger. Bob was one of LAWCHA’s first ever board members and has been with the organization since its founding in 1999. If you would like to contribute a remembrance, please send it to [email protected]

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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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