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Irish Involvement in American Labor

Irish Involvement in American Labor


The Irish American Heritage Museum hosts Irish Involvement in American Labor on May 7 at 7:00 PM via Facebook Live. Free and open to the public.

As part of the museum’s celebration of Labor History Month, historian, journalist, and editor, Terry Golway will discuss Irish involvement in labor movements and unions as it relates to the immigrant story. Learn about everything from Mother Jones to Labor Day Parades as this noted raconteur spins yarns about famous labor leaders, disasters, and strikes. You always feel like you have a ringside seat at these historical events when Terry describes the scene!

Terry Golway is a senior editor at Politico and is responsible for New York state political coverage out of Albany. He has been a journalist for more than 40 years and is the author of more than a dozen books, including Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics. As part of the museum’s celebration of Labor History Month, Terry will talk about the Irish involvement in labor movements and unions as it relates to the immigrant story.

Email the museum at info@irish-us.org to get the Zoom link, or watch it live on Facebook. There can be a limited audience in person at the Museum, so call 518.427.1916 to reserve your spot.

May 7 | 7:00 PM