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Sat, Sep 10


Virtual Lecture

The 1913 Paterson Silk Strike

Join us for a lecture focusing on a key event in the history of work, workers, and the labor movement in America.

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The 1913 Paterson Silk Strike
The 1913 Paterson Silk Strike

Time & Location

Sep 10, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Virtual Lecture

About the Event

The Paterson Silk strike began in February 1913 and was a part of a larger industrial conflict that raged in the eastern United States from 1909 and 1913. Evelyn Hershey, the Education Director at the American Labor Museum, joins us to tell the story of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike and the Botto House’s key role in the struggle for worker’s rights.

This event will be hosted VIRTUALLY via WebEx. Registration is through Eventbrite. Follow the link below or click on the RSVP button to register. Those who register will receive a link upon registration. The session will also be live-streamed on the Dey Mansion Facebook page at

Link: The 1913 Paterson Silk Strike

This event is FREE and sponsored by the Passaic County Board of County Commissioners & Friends of Dey Mansion, Inc.

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